Which one of the following protected areas is well-known for the conservation of a sub-species of the Indian swamp deer (Barasingha) that thrives well on hard ground and is exclusively graminivorous?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2020 Prelims]
(a) Kanha National Park
(b) Manas National Park
(c) Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
(d) Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Barasingha can be seen in the following National Parks-
- Dudhwa National Park, UP
- Kanha National Park, MP
- Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, UP
- Barasingha is a deer species found in India and Nepal. It is extinct in Pakistan and Bangladesh.