Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary

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Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary
Location within Burma
Location Kanbalu Township, Sagaing Division, Burma
Coordinates 23°36′N 95°32′E / 23.600°N 95.533°E / 23.600; 95.533Coordinates: 23°36′N 95°32′E / 23.600°N 95.533°E / 23.600; 95.533
Area 268.2 square kilometres (103.55 sq mi)
Established 1941

Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve of Burma.[1] It is located in Kanbalu Township in Sagaing Division. It occupies an area of 268.2 square kilometres (103.55 sq mi) and was established in 1941.

Fauna[edit]

The endangered Thamin deer is found in this protected area. The Indochinese leopard was considered almost locally extinct by 2000.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asterism Travels & Tours - Myanmar
  2. ^ Aung, M.; Swe, K. K.; Oo, T.; Moe, K. K.; Leimgruber, P.; Allendorf, T.; Duncan, C.; Wemmer, C. (2004). "The environmental history of Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected area in Myanmar (Burma)". Journal of Environmental Management. 72: 205–216. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.61.3531Freely accessible. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2004.04.013. 

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