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JALDAPARA

Jaldapara National Park (formerly Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary) located in the eastern Dooars of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. River Torsha cutting through the forest on its eastern side. Situated near India – Bhutan border Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary was established in 1941 with an area of 141 sq. km for protecting the famous one-horned rhinos which was on the verge of extinction and other flora and fauna. The sanctuary was declared as Jaldapara National Park in May 2012 with an area of 261.51 sq. km. A must visit place for the tourists and nature lovers traveling Dooars, Jaldapara National Park is a home and the largest population for one horned rhinos in the world after Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Jaldapara National Park is located in one of the heaviest rainfall zones in the world. So the forest is mainly Savannah covered with tall elephant grass lands. Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary is drained by rivers such as Chirakhawa, Hollong, Torsha, Malangi, Kalijhora, Bhaluka, Buri Torsha, Sissamara etc.

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