Royal Manas National Park - bfl



Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

The adjoining areas of the Indian Manas and the Bhutan Manas are known as the Greater Manas...

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Park Information

Faunal and Floral Diversity

Inhabitants & Livelihood

Camping & Trekking Sites

Risk & Threats

BFL's Future Achievements

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The adjoining areas of the Indian Manas and the Bhutan Manas are known as the Greater Manas Landscape and form the world’s second largest protected landscape for tigers

  • Oldest National Park
  • Total area: 1057 km2
  • Location: South central part of the country
  • The Royal Manas National Park has a large area of both tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems including grasslands which is a distinct feature of the park

Faunal and Floral Diversity

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8/11

species of cats found

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10

species of lizards

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9

species of snakes

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558

species of plants

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13

species of amphibians


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60

species of fish

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426

species of birds

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66

species of mammals

Inhabitants & Livelihood

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5331

people reside inside the park

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62%

of households engage in farming as agriculture is the main source of livelihood

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12%

of households rear livestock

Camping & Trekking Sites

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5

eco-lodges managed by the communities


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1

Nature trails

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Things to do at RMNP

Birding, Biking, Hot stone bath, Visit to local villages, Attend local festivals, Fly-fishing, Camping, River rafting, Elephant rides and Traditional Archery

Risk & Threats

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Illegal Activities

Poaching, Timber extraction, Fishing & Collection of non-wood products

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Development

8.70 km square of park land has been lost to development activities, mainly for road construction and building electricity transmission lines

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Human Wildlife Conflict

61% of park inhabitants reported losing maize crops to wild pigs and 15% reported losing their paddy fields.

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What will BFL achieve for RMNP?

RMNP's Future with BFL

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Park staff trained for effective anti-poaching operations

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SMART patrolling implemented in RMNP

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A new eco-tourism enterprise and implemented in RMNP

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RMNP equipped with adequate and competent staff as well as essential equipment and infrastructure

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Human-wildlife conflict hotspots mapped and installed with appropriate physical barriers

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An innovative Human-wildlife Conflict mitigation mechanism implemented in JSWNP

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Forest quality and extent is maintained

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New nature-based local enterprises implemented

Park Photo Gallery

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