The height and weight of the female are shorter and less as compared to the male counterpart. The vegetation also provides shelter to the deer and other wildlife in the park. Manipur Fair and Festivals. At this level, much of the land on the periphery of the lake had been submerged under water, rendering huge loss of productive agricultural lands and localised fish culture farms. About Conservation India CI is a non-profit, non-commercial portal that aims to facilitate wildlife and nature conservation by providing reliable information and the tools needed to campaign effectively.
After a to day-long gestation period, normally a single calf is born. The height and weight of the female are shorter and less as compared to the male counterpart. The brow-antlered deer or the dancing deer is found in its natural habitat only at Keibul Lamjao National Park over the floating biomass locally called ” phumdi ” in the south eastern part of Loktak Lake. Culturally, the Sangai finds itself imbedded deep into the legends and folklore of the Manipuris. The life-cycle of the phumdi involves floating on the water surface during season of high water as in the monsoons.
Around January last week init was reported that a large chunk of the biomass in the northern part of National Park had broken up into pieces and had drifted freely from the park area. It is believed that the name sangai sa “animal” and ngai “in awaiting” was coined from its peculiar posture and behaviour while running.
The vegetation also offers shelter to the deer and other wildlife in the park. They also work with forest officers to lookout for poachers and protect the deer.
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Multiple threats stalk the sangai. To find out more, including how to wangai cookies, see here: Its thickness varies from few centimeters to two meters. The height and weight of a fully grown stag may be about — cm at shoulder and 95 to kg to lb respectively.
The Sangai faces a two-pronged danger to its life. You are commenting using your Google account. Feeding behavior esasy sangai can be easily seen over new shoots on freshly cut fire line area. Since then, the State Government has taken serious and positive measures for the protection of this rare and endangered species.
The Manipuri Brow-antlered Deer (Sangai) Habitat Facing Degradation | Conservation India
About Conservation India CI is a non-profit, non-commercial portal that aims to facilitate wildlife and nature conservation by providing reliable information and the tools needed to campaign effectively. The airport is 6 km away from Imphal. The sangai faces a two-pronged danger to its life.
The slaying of the Sangai, a deplorable sin, is considered as the rude breaking up of the pleasant relationship between humans and the nature.
In the evening it starts at 3: Events outside Imphal includes trekking climbing to highest peak of the state, Mount Iso. The dance forms of Manipur deserve special mention. Hemis Festival 11 Jul to 12 Jul, It is the floating mass of entangled vegetation formed by the accumulation of organic debris and biomass with soil. Talk of Manipur, and one of the first things to introduce the State is the Sangai, other than polo, its classical dance, sports and films.
This high water level had wreaked havoc in the Keibul Lamjao National Park. A fully-grown dark brown male Sangai has a crown of arc shaped antlers. At this level, much of the land on the periphery of the lake had been submerged under water, rendering huge loss of productive agricultural lands and localised fish culture farms. The young are spotted at birth; these spots fade as the animal grows. In the megawatt capacity Loktak hydroelectric power project was commissioned with the objective of ensuring rapid development in the State.
Celebrated over the past few years with the name sxngai Tourism Festival, since the Manipur Tourism Festival has been renamed as the Sangai Festival. Notify me of new comments via email.
The sexes are moderately dimorphic in body size and weight. Ambubachi Mela 22 to 26 June, It spelt out very clearly that the beginning of the end of the Sangai habitat had begun. Socially, the Sangai is the sign of a prized possession of the State.
Manipur to translocate critically endangered Sangai deer
The vegetation also provides shelter to the deer and other wildlife in the park. The ten-day long festival lasts from 21st to 30th of November. Further many entertaining items like Fashion Shows, Rock Shows, etc. Subscribe to CI Newsletter.