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Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary

Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Context: India’s first disk-footed bamboo-dwelling bat named Eudiscopus Denticulus was recorded in Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Located in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya, Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of Eastern Himalayan Global Biodiversity hotspot.
  • The sanctuary is rich in floral and faunal wealth and is found to be the best protected area in the North East, according to Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) Report of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
  • Nongkhyllem is an area where annual community hunting was part of tradition, but with sensible intervention of the forest department and support of the neighboring communities, it is now a pristine sanctuary. 

 

  Primary Source: http://www.megforest.gov.in/wildlife_parks.html

 

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/nongkhyllem-wildlife-sanctuary-in-meghalaya-is-northeast-s-best-protected-area-101611054720800.html

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