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Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur

Features

Keibul Lamjao National Park is the world's largest floating park located at the south-eastern part of Loktak lake. The national park is famous for endangered Eld's Deer subspecies, Sangai which is found only this part of India. Spread over 40 sq. km. of forest area, it was declared as national park in 1977. The wild animals of the park includes Sangai, Hog deer, Wild boar, Large Indian Civet Cat, Common Otter etc.

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Khonghampat Orchidarium, Manipur

Features

Khonghampat Orchidarium is the orchid forest of around 200 acres and has wide as well as rare varieties of orchids. Located on National Highway No. 39, it is one of the major attractions of Imphal city. The peak blooming season is March to May.

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Loktak Lake, Manipur

Features

Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake of North East India and said that only floating lake in the world for the floating phumdis on it. Phumdis are a series of small floating islands and composes of heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil, and organic matters at various stages of decomposition. Loktak plays important role in the economy of the state by a source of water for hydropower generation, irrigation, drinking water supply, fishing and livelihood means. The lake area is rich in flora and fauna and has 200 species of plants, 400 species of animal and profound bird species. Keibul Lamjao National Park, the world's largest floating park, is located at the south-eastern part of the lake and famous for endangered Eld's Deer subspecies, Sangai. Water sports like Water-skiing, Sail Boating, Wind Surfing, Sail Boating are available at Takmu Water Sports Complex.

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Manipur Zoological Garden, Imphal

Features

Manipur Zoological Garden has a number of rare and endangered species such as the graceful brow antlered deer (Sangai).The zoo established on 2nd October 1976 and now cover forest area of 10 hectare. The zoo has around 50 species of animals and birds including 10 endangered species mostly endemic to this region.

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