Biodiversity

Consider the following areas:

  • 1. Bandipur
  • 2. Bhitarkanika
  • 3. Manas
  • 4. Sunderbans

Which of the above are Tiger Reserves?

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 2, 3 and 4 only 
  4. 1, 3 and 4 only

Answer

Bhitarkanika National Park is located in the Kendrapara District of Odisha in eastern India. The park is home to the endangered Saltwater Crocodile, White Crocodile, Indian python, King Cobra, black ibis, darters and many other species of flora and fauna.

Bandipur National Park is a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, located in Karnataka. Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam. The Sundarban National Park is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and a Biosphere Reserve in West Bengal.

The correct option is D.