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Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

Myanmar (Burma)

Wildlife Sanctuary

Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve in Lower Myanmar. It is located in Bogale Township in Ayeyarwady Division.  Mein-ma-hla means beautiful women in Burmese, as the island is linked to a local Burmese myth. The wetland reserve is located on Mein-ma-hla island and is classified as a mangrove ecosystem reserve.  The reserve occupies an area of 52.79sqmi and was established in 1986. The protected area has a total of 29 mangrove tree species and saltwater crocodiles.

Location of Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve