A Boom for Assam Tourism | Manas National Park
Manas National Park, Assam has witnessed an increase in Tigers & Rhinos population. In 2010, the park has a total of 10 tigers and it was forecasted that the number shall get doubled in 2020. In the 2020 census, Manas National Park’s tiger population increased to 48 which was more than what was expected.
(Image credits: Sumon Das)
Under the Indian Rhino Vision 2020 (IRV 2020), the government of Assam decided to the reintroduction of Rhinos in Manas National Park in 2005. The first translocation of Rhino took place in the year 2006 from the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) near Kaziranga National Park.
About Manas National Park
Manas National Park is located in Assam and is UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, an elephant reserve, a Project Tiger reserve, and a biosphere reserve. The park is popular for showcasing some rare endemic and endangered wildlife species such as Assam roofed turtle, pygmy hog, and golden langur. The Wild Water Buffalo is also one of its top attractions.