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Pania Wildlife Sanctuary

Pania Wildlife Sanctuary, an extension of Gir Sanctuary, is located in Amreli District of Gujarat. Spread over an area of 39 sq km, this sanctuary is home to a large variety of flora and fauna.

This sanctuary was established with a view to protect the chinkara. Besides chinkara, major fauna found here include lion, leopard, hyena, wild cat, civet cat, spotted deer, bluebull, wild boar, four homed antelope, pangolin, python, peafowl, porcupine, desert cat and fox.

Visitors are advised to visit this sanctuary from November to March. Accommodation facilities are available at the PWD and Panchayat Rest House in Dediapada, 30 km from the sanctuary.

Nearest airport is at Rajkot. Nearest bus station and railhead are at Visavadar. Nearest major railhead is at Junagadh.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Amreli
Location: Amreli    


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