Sarus crane to be declared as Bird of Lumbini

Kathmandu,Nov 26: Sarus crane, a species of bird, holds a special status in the ancient tradition of Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and Buddhism. However, it has been facing further threat in areas around Lumbini, The Kathmandu Postreports in its anchor story.

Therefore, officials are preparing to declare this bird as ‘Bird of Buddhism’ to promote its conservation efforts, according to the report

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