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Zeilad Lake Sanctuary

A group of 7 (seven) lakes viz Zeilad, Guiphuapzai, Narouzai, Tuangpuizai, Goulungzai, Napsiamzai & unnamed one are part of this sanctaury with an area of 21 sq. km and is located in the district of Tamenglong of state of Manipur.

15 kinds of fish available in the lakes.
Abode of migratory birds.
7 (seven) steps Barak waterfall

Area 21 sq. km
Date of est. 24/4/1997 (proposed & settlement proceeding not yet completed)
District Tamenglong
Location 93020’ to 93025’ E Longitiude 24030’ to 24055’ N Latitude
Altitude 372m . 1053 m M.S.L (elevation of lake . 180 m)
Temperature 11.90C to 390C.
Forest type Semi evergreen & Wet hill Forests
Important fauna

Mammals :- Tiger, Leopard, Leopard cat, small Indian civet, Common Langur, Hoolock gibbon, Great Indian Hornbill, barking deer, flying squirrel, Slow loris, Golden cat, yellow throated marten, large Indian civet cat, Hog badger, Bear, Serow, Sambar etc.

Birds :- varieties of migratory birds including falcon

Reptiles :- snakes , turtles

Important flora

Michelia champaca; Toona ciliata; Schima wallichii; Gmelina arborea; Messua ferrea; Artocarpus hirsute; Mangifera indica; Castanopsis hystrix; Bombax ceiba; Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Emblica officinalis; Duabanga sps; Melia azedirach; Bauhinia variegata ; Phoebe hainesiana; Eugenia praecox; Quercus sps; Albizia procera; Alnus nepalensis; Juglans regia; Terminalia myriocarpa; etc. Canes and bamboo (Melocanna bambusoides) are abundantly found in the Sanctuary.


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