Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park located in Assam, India. The reserve is a natural world heritage site declared by UNESCO, tiger reserve project, elephant reserve area is a reserved biosphere. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, this sanctuary is adjacent to Bhutan’s Royal Manas National Park The park is known for its rare and endangered endemic wildlife like Assam roofed turtles, herped rabbits, golden langurs and peggy hogs. Manas is famous for its population of bison. A horned rhinoceros (Indian unicorn) and reindeer are found here. It is spread over an area of 950 square kilometers under the supervision of the Bodo Regional Council in the Terai of Bhutan, under which the area of 60.04 square kilometers established under Project Tiger in 1973 also comes under Manas Vigor Protected Area.
It was given the status of a World Heritage Site in 1975 but due to Bodo insurgent activities in the late eighties and early nineties, the park was removed from the World Heritage Site list in 1929. Since June 2011, it has been included again in UNESCO World Heritage.