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Painganga Wildlife Sanctuary

Painganga Wildlife Sanctuary lies in the Umerkhed Tehsil of Yavatmal District. It is surrounded on three sides by the Painganga River. It has an area of 324 sq km. The area is divided by a wide valley in the central region that borders Nanded and Yavatmal districts. There are dry teak forest and southern mixed deciduous forests. Tiger, leopard, sloth bear, wild dog, jackal, fox, sambar, nilgai, chinkara, chattel, four horned antelope, black buck, wild bear, hare, porcupine, langoor, and monkey are the animals found. Birds such as jungle owls, bee-earths, doves, pigeons, hoppers, bulbuls, rollers, cuckoos, vulture, kites, eagles, herons, and king fishers are seen here. Best time to visit is January to June.

Updated on 2nd August, 2015
District: Yavatmal
Location: Kinwat
Phone: +91-7231-37312
Contact: Assistant Conservator


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