Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

Valmiki Wildlife sanctuary & Tiger Reserve

The Valmiki Tiger Reserve forms the eastern most limit of the Himalayan Terai forest in India, which is the only tiger reserve of Bihar. Situated in the Gangetic Plains bio-geographic zone of the country, the forest has combination of bhabar and terai tracts. Boulder and pebble deposits by the Himalayan Rivers in the foothills characterize the Bhabar tract, while the finer sediment deposits feature terai lands.

The Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary lie in the north-western most West Champaran district of Bihar. Name of the district has been derived from two words Champa and Aranya – meaning Forest of Champa trees. Geographically, it is situated between 830 50’ and 840 10’ E longitude and between 270 10’ and 270 03’ N latitude.

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Comment by Dr Tarkeshwar on October 25, 2013 at 10:35am
Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the West Champaran district of Bihar . The extensive forest area of Valmikinagar was previously owned by the Bettiah Raj and Ramanagar Raj until the independence.
The species found in the forest of VTR are tiger, Rhinoceros, Black bear, Leopard, Wild dog, wild buffalo, wild boar, deer, antelopes , barking deer, spotted deer, Hog deer, Shambhar, hyena, Leopard cat, Wild cat, fishing cat, Languor, monkey, and flying squirrel.
The reptiles which are commonly found in VTR are python, Cobra, King cobra, Krait, Banded krait, domuha snake (sand boa), etc. Among aquatic reptiles crocodiles, otters (water cat), Ghariyal, monitor lizard and crocodiles.Apart from these large variety of birds and butterflies also reside here.
Comment by Dr Tarkeshwar on September 12, 2013 at 2:15am

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Comment by People of Bihar on September 12, 2013 at 2:03am

Great Place. You can see Himalayas from this place in Bihar !!

Comment by Dr Tarkeshwar on September 12, 2013 at 1:48am

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