Q. “Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary” is located in which of the following state?

[A] Kerala

[B] Arunachal Pradesh

[C] Jharkhand

[D] Chhattisgarh

Answer: C

Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1978 to the southwest of Hazaribagh in the Chhotanagpur plateau area.  

  • It covers an area of about 211 sq. kms. The terrain is undulating and dissected by rivers and streams.  
  • Located in the south-west part of Chatra district, Lawalong sanctuary has a rich wildlife, including tiger and bison.  
  • Different spices of birds and serpents are also found here.  
  • A variety of wildlife including Tiger, Panther, Hyena, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgai are available in this sanctuary. 

Source: The Hindu