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Retrace Valmiki National Park India’s Eco Tourism Place

24 Sep

Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) is one of the major wildlife sanctuaries in India. It is located in west Champaran district of Bihar in India. The large forest area of Valmiki Nagar was owned by Ramanagar Raj & Bettiah Raj in early 1950’s. The forest covers the area of 900 square kilometers.

Valmiki Tiger  BiharFauna
Various species of mammals, reptiles, birds and butterflies etc are found in VTR.

Mammals
Mammals like tiger, Rhinoceros, black bear, leopard, wild dog, boar, wild buffalo, barking deer, hog deer, spotted deer, blue bull, hyena, and flying squirrel can be found in VTR.

Elepjant Bath Valmiki

Reptiles
Reptiles which can be commonly seen in VTR are python, cobra, krait, sand boa, crocodiles, monitor and wild lizard etc.

Birds
Approx around 241 species of birds are found in VTR, for example purple wood pigeon, grey shrike, fly catcher, green willow warbler, emerald dove etc.

Birds in Valmiki National Park Butterflies
VTR offers a great variety of butterflies which can be found and photographed. Butterflies like common mormon, great mormon, glassy tiger and great laggfly etc are found here.

Flora
There are 7 kinds of forests which can be found in VTR

Bhabar – Dun Sal Forest

Dry Siwalik Sal Forest

West Gangetic Moist mixed Deciduous Forest

Khair – Sissoo Forest

Cane brakes

Eastern wet Alluvial Grassland

Barringtonia Swamp Forest

Valmiki Tiger India

Current Affair in VTR

According to the reports, tiger population has doubled in Valmiki Tiger Reserve. As of now, a few months ago, three cubs were born to a tigress.

Santosh Tiwari The field director of Valmiki Tiger Reserve in West Champaran district has said that “they have counted 22 tigers in the reserve at present on the basis of camera trap census. Mr. Tiwari included that the number of tiger was only 10 till 2010. In last three years, the population of tigers has jumped like never before in the 899 sq km reserve. Mr. Tiwari said the improvement in the condition of grasslands, spread over 450 hectares, and is an ideal habitat for the big cats for the last few years. This tiger reserve is situated nearly 200 km away from Patna”.

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Bihar Eco Tourism India

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