Jun 09, 2012 04:47 PM IST | Source: PTI

Community reserve for peacocks to be set up on hill

Community reserve for peacocks to be set up on hill

Community reserve for peacocks to be set up on hill
Tiruparankunram, June 9 (PTI): A community reserve for peacocks is being set up atop a hill here by the district administration in collaboration with the forest department to prevent poaching, officials said. They said a bio diversity coordination committee meeting called by district collecot Anshul Mishra had proposed the reserve. The meeting also discussed forming of bio-diversity management committees at the panchayat level. They would be entrusted wtih th job of approving utilisation of the local bio-diversity resources, a release said. The hill is a habitat for Australian white peacock and the Indian peacock.
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