18 Biosphere Reserves of India 

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18 Biosphere Reserves of India 

 
Name State Key fauna
1 Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve Tamil Nadu,

Kerala and Karnataka

Nilgiri tahr,

lion-tailed macaque

2 Nanda Devi National Park & Biosphere Reserve Uttarakhand Snow Leopard,

Himalayan Black Bear

3 Gulf of Mannar Tamil Nadu Dugong
4 Nokrek Meghalaya Red panda
5 Sundarbans West Bengal Royal Bengal tiger
6 Manas Assam Golden langur,

red panda

7 Simlipal Odisha Gaur,

royal Bengal tiger,

Asian elephant

8 Dihang-Dibang Arunachal Pradesh Mishmi Takin,

Musk Deer

9 Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve Madhya Pradesh Giant squirrel,

flying squirrel

10 Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve Madhya Pradesh,

Chhattisgarh

Four-horned antelope,

Indian wild dog,

Sarus crane,

White-rumped vulture,

Philautus sanctisilvaticus

(Sacred grove bush frog)

11 Great Rann of Kutch Gujarat Indian wild ass
12 Cold Desert Himachal Pradesh Snow leopard
13 Khangchendzonga Sikkim Snow leopard,

red panda

14 Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve Kerala, Tamil Nadu Nilgiri tahr,

elephants

15 Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve Andaman and Nicobar Islands Saltwater crocodile
16 Dibru-Saikhowa Assam Golden langur
17 Seshachalam Hills Andhra Pradesh Slender Loris
18 Panna Madhya Pradesh Tiger, chital,

chinkara,

sambhar and sloth bear


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