Distinguish between a national park and a wildlife sanctuary.
- It is a well-defined area for the protection of wildlife.
- Collection of firewood, timber from any part of the forest is totally prohibited.
- Visitors can only visit the park. No one has the right to use any forest product.
- Example: Grand Canyon National Park of USA.
- It is a declared protected area in which limited human activities are permitted.
- Hunting of animals and cutting of trees are banned.
- People can collect firewood, timber and medicinal herbs in a moderate amount which can be used only for research purposes.
- Example: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary of India.