Differentiate between the following.

(a) Wildlife sanctuary and biosphere reserve



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

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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