96 sq. kms/9,600 ha Description:
wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 96 sq. kms. Situated in Karbi Anglong
district. Animals commonly found here are Elephant, Leopard, water buffalo,
Anglong is rich in varied wild life. Elephants are fairly common especially
near the hills and when the crops are ripening, they do much damages.
Reports of Wild stray elephants, particularly solitary Dantals and Makhana
Gundas attacking passers by or killing villagers and damaging crops by herds
are common features. Deers are also available. Monitor Lizard (Gui) and
pythons (Aajagar) are also common. Birds:
The avifauna includes many colourful birds living in
forests and swamps. Birds frequently spotted are Great Himalayan Hornbill,
Imperial Pigeon, Green Pigeon, Emerald dove, Hill partridges, Jungle fowl,
Pheasant, Hoopoe, Koel, King Fisher, Storks, Herons, Pelicans, Wood Pecker,
Mynas, Yellow bittern, Egrets etc.