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Point Kalimar Bird Sanctuary is in which state?
1. Gujarat
2. ​Tamil Nadu
3. Karnataka
4. Goa

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : ​Tamil Nadu

The correct answer is ​​Tamil Nadu.

  • The Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary was created in 1967 to protect India's endangered and endemic species Blackbuck.
  • The sanctuary is located in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.
  • The sanctuary is famous for its flamingoes and blackbuck and other mammals include chital, wild boar, etc.
  • Other wildlife sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu are Vedanthangal and Mundanathurai.
  • The famous national park in Tamil Nadu is Guindy, Gulf of Mannar Maritime, Indira Gandhi (Annamalai), Mudumalai and Mukurthi.
  • The first national park of India is Jim Corbett Nainital (Uttarakhand).
  • It was established in 1935 and its old name was Hailey National Park.
  • India's largest national park is in Leh, named Hemis Park. 

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