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nature reserve

an area of land that is protected and managed in order to preserve a particular type of habitat and its flora and fauna which are often rare or endangered
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The Jurong Bird Park of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) will be the new home of the two captive-bred eagles, "Sambisig" and "Geothermica", for the next 10 years under the loan program that the Philippine government signed to save the genetic stock of the eagles, considered as "critically endangered" from catastrophes and diseases that can potentially wipe out their species.
"Once this is done and wildlife reserves are identified where the wild boar populations are higher and similarly where the wild boar population is less or negligible, then the government should carry out the systemic plan of relocating wild boars especially from the dense location to the locations in those reserves where their density is negligible," the petitioner further stated.
With over a hundred birds already added to the nationally threatened list, Nepal must renovate and overhaul its wildlife reserves and improve the quality and conditions of its lakes, rivers and water bodies that act as stopovers for migratory birds.
Animal rights activists have also demanded that the government close down legal hunting in Dhorpatan wildlife reserve in western Nepal's Baglung district.
Jurong Bird Park is part of Wildlife Reserves Singapore and is the only park in the Asia Pacific to have an Avian Hospital.
These private grasslands, maintained as pasture for cattle, offer a contrast to the wildlife reserves as you are often the only visitor.
A WILDLIFE reserve has come up with a shower-fire way of keeping elephant Nandong happy - by spraying her with gallons of water.
It's said that after the tsunami hit some of the richest coastal wildlife reserves of Asia, not a single dead animal was found.
The species is in danger of dying out as tougher animals, such as lions and hyenas, force cheetahs off protected land on African wildlife reserves. These animals steal the spotted cats' fresh kills for an easy meal, says Laurie Marker, a zoologist and the founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund.
With brief descriptions of Peru's most frequently visited parks and wildlife reserves, this handy, highly portable manual will prove to be an invaluable companion for appreciating the diversity and wonderful of Peruvian wildlife in their native settings.
The scheme aims to transform old coalfields into woodland and wildlife reserves with open access paths for public use.

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