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Anerdam Wildlife Sanctuary

Anerdam Wildlife Sanctuary lies on the southwestern side of Satpura range in Shirpur Tehsil of Dhule District. The region is characterised by scrub forest and small sections of wooded land. Barking deer, chinkaras, hares, porcupines and jungle cats are the animals housed here. Monitor Lizard is the common reptile found. Hyenas, jackals, wolves and wild boars are the migrant animals. Peafs, qualis, partridges, egrets, herons, cormorants, corts, spot bills, and owls are the birds inhabiting this place. Brahminy Ducks, cranes, stokes and waders are the migratory birds found in the sanctuary. Best time to visit the sanctuary is November to February.

The nearest railway stations are at Nardona (40 km on Western Railway) and Chailsgaon, at 125 km on Mumbai - Bhusawal route. The nearest airport is at Aurangabad, 215 km from the sanctuary. Shirpur is the nearest town (15 km). Regular bus services are available from Shirpur to the sanctuary.

Updated on 11th January, 2015
District: Dhule


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