Differentiate between the following.

(a) Wildlife sanctuary and biosphere reserve

 

Answer

Wildlife Sanctuary

Biosphere Reserve

It is an area which protects only wildlife

It is an area which protects entire biodiversity - including wildlife, plants and tribals living in the area

Boundaries are not fixed

Boundaries are fixed

They may be owned by government or privately owned

They are owned by the government

Example-
Sanjay Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary


Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary



Example -
Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

 

Sunderbans National Reserve



 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 7 Class 8 - Conservation Of Plants And Animals

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