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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

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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