Wildlife sanctuaries in India

Kanyakumari Wildlife Sanctuary

Kanyakumari Wildlife Sanctuary is a 402. 4 km2 protected area in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu South India declared in February 2008. The area is a tiger habitat. The area is a wildlife corridor with high biodiversity, and in addition to tigers, is home to the threatened species:Indian Bison, elephant, Indian Rock Python, Lion-tailed Macaque, Mouse deer, Nilgiri Tahr and Sambar deer. There are a few tribal villages in the sanctuary and adjoining reserve forests.

Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

Vallanadu is the southernmost place in India where a natural population of Blackbuck exists. The Vallanadu Blackbuck Sanctuary is an isolated hillock with scrub forest in Toothukudi Revenue District situated on eastern side of Tirunelvel ito Tuticorin highway. A learned man would immediately think how would the Blackbuck dweller of plains ended up in hillock. The whole plain area of Tamilnadu used to have large number of Blackbucks in the 19th century. The developmental pressures, poaching and a...

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

The Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Alipurduar sub-division of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal and about 124 km from Siliguri. This wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 114 square km. and located close to Phuntsholing in Bhutan. The nine tributaries of the Torsa river flow through the area which is shaded by tall grasses, mighty trees, perennial streams and sandy riverbanks. This sanctuary was established in the year 1941 for the protection of one-horned rhinos. The one√ɬ...

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary

The Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is located in the Nellore District of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary also happens to be a favorite excursion destination from the city of Hyderabad. The Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is a nature reserve in addition to also being a bird habitat, both for migratory birds as well as local varieties too. Located in the Nelapattu Villag...

Gundla Brahmeswara Sanctuary

The Gundla Brahmeswaram Sanctuary is located between Kurnool and Prakasam districts. It is sprawled over an area of 1194 sq.km at a distance of 30 Km. from Nandyal. The Gundla Brahmeswaram sanctuary has mixed deciduous forests of Teak, Prerocarpuss, Terminalia, Albizzia, Anogeissius, Dalbergia, Boswelia, Shisham, Andug & Bamboo. The Gundla Brahmeswaram is situated on Gundla Brahmeshwaram plateau running south north of the Nallamallai hill range, with cuts and broken hill ranges, valleys and plat...

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