Jeypore Rainforest

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In India, Rainforests are unique to the country's NE region, especially along the Upper Assam - Arunachal Pradesh belt. Jeypore RF, falling under the Dibrugarh Forest Div.of Assam, is one such rare jewel in India's forest cover. It is part of the Jeypore-Dehing Landscape of the Assam Valley lowland evergreen rainforest-part of the northernmost rainforests in the world, and among the last stretches of this forest type remaining in the country. About an hour's drive from the bustling city of Dibrugarh, Jeypore RF with its area of 10,877hec. has many facets that are unknown to the outside world.

  • A multi-storeyed canopy structure with its predominant species of Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus) acquiring super gigantic heights of more than 50 metres and a girth of up to 7 metres

  • Seven species of cats (Leopard, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Marbled Cat, Leopard Cat, Civet and Golden Cat) residing within its boundaries

  • Over 281 identified bird species, 276 butterfly species, 102 species of orchids, 70 species of fish and 45 species of mammals identified - many more are yet to be recorded

In India, Rainforests are unique to the country's NE region, especially along the Upper Assam - Arunachal Pradesh belt. Jeypore RF, falling under the Dibrugarh Forest Div.of Assam, is one such rare jewel in India's forest cover. It is part of the Jeypore-Dehing Landscape of the Assam Valley lowland evergreen rainforest-part of the northernmost rainforests in the world, and among the last stretches of this forest type remaining in the country. About an hour's drive from the bustling city of Dibrugarh, Jeypore RF with its area of 10,877hec. has many facets that are unknown to the outside world.