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Wildlife Sanctuaries in India
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
The Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the best and famous wildlife sanctuaries
in India. It is the only wildlife sanctuary in India that is artificially
made by a Maharaja.
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
In the Dandeli National Park. It has well furnished tents, dormitories,
a herbarium, well stocked library, video film screening etc. Jungle safaris
are arranged for tourists both during morning and evening hours.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 40 kms from Thodupuzha.This
sanctuary extends over the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluks of Idukki
district spreading over 77sq. kms, at 450 - 748m above sea level.
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
The Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, a Project Tiger reserve, lies among the foothills
of the Bhutan Himalayas, in the far eastern state of Assam. The park, which
spreads over 2,837 sq km, is a vast, relatively unspoilt expanse of low-lying
sal forests and grasslands.
Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
The Neyyar reservoir is easily navigable and extends 9.06 sq. km. The vegetation
varies from tropical wet evergreen to grasslands. The Agasthyakoodam hill,
1890 metres high, lies in the premises of the sanctuary.
Parambikulams animal species include many of Indias most prominent
mammals: tigers, leopards, wild dogs, sloth bears, elephants, wild boar,
barking deer, spotted deer, langurs and macaques.
Vallanadu Blackbuck Sanctuary, located in Thoothukudi district, is a biodiversity
rich and ecologically diverse region. Maintained in the hills of Vallanad,
this sprawling sanctuary houses innumerable animals, birds, and other wild
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
This Park is situated only 200 km from Delhi and 107 kms from Jaipur. Although
larger than Ranthambor, it is less commercialised and has less tigers but
a similar topography. It covers an area of 800 sq km in total, with a core
area of approximately 500 sq km.