Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Mexican name of the chaparral-cock or ground-cuckoo, Geococcyx californianus.

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  • The Bardia National Park is one of Nepal's finest tiger reserve an is best known as the home of Nepal tigers, but this beautiful park is also a black buck sanctuary as well as mixture of contrasting geographical zones comprising parts of Nepal's south western plains, churia hills and inner valleys with tropical dry an deciduous forests which are dominated by hardwood sal, grassland, and riverine forests featuring gigantic simal trees.

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  • The park's northern boundary is the crest of the churia range, which is well above 1219 m.

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  • The major vegetation and forest type in the valley include riverine and khair sissoo forest on the floodplain and sal forest (Shorea robusta), asna (Terminalia tomentosa), and balki (Anogeissus latifolia) on the slopes of the churia.

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