Do you really know about the smallest park of Bhutan, Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary?
Within the elevation range of 200 meters to 1600 meters above sea level smallest park among the other parks called Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary is located in southern part of Bhutan covering two Dzongkhags Dagana and Sarpang, stretching its border from right flank of Punatshangchu river in the west till Singye village in the east sharing entire southern boundary with Indo-Bhutan international boundary . The history of its establishment starts back from 1974 as game forest under Sarpang Forest Division which subsequently got separated as independent office in the year 2014.The PWS headquarter is located at Shariphu under Singye gewog The sanctuary has 94 households in Nichula and 13 households in Singye Gewog.
Entire area has sub-tropical forest ecosystem which can be categories into Sub-tropical Semi Evergreen Forest, Sub-tropical Moist Deciduous Forest and Subtropical Moist Evergreen. It is home to all the eight cat species, Asiatic elephant, guar and endangered golden langur. It is the only natural habitat of spotted deer (Chital) and wild Sal and agar wood forest in the country.There are about 637 species of flowering plants, 28 species of mammals and 132 species of birds recorded.