Valmiki National Park
▪️ located at the India-Nepal border in the West Champaran district of Bihar.
▪️ NP established in the year 1990
on the bank of river Gandak.
▪️ only National park in Bihar.
▪️ excellent example of Himalayan Terai landscape.
▪️ The wildlife found in the forest of National Park are the Bengal tiger, Indian rhinoceros, black bear, Indian sloth bear, otter, Indian leopard, wild dog, buffalo, and boar.
▪️ Tharu’, a scheduled tribe, is the dominant community in the landscape of the Valmiki National Park.
▪️ Valmiki Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is the 18th Tiger Reserve of the country. The Valmiki Tiger Reserve comprises of the Valmiki National Park and the Valmiki Wild Sanctuary.
▪️ It is the only National park and Tiger Reserve of Bihar