Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada District
is located near border with Chhattisgarh
on the western fringe of Orissa
This is a 600 sq km sanctuary of dry deciduous forests. Considered to be an ideal habitat for
Barasingha, this sanctuary is inhabited by tiger, leopard, hyena, barking deer, chital, gaur,
sloth bear, and varieties of birds such as hill myna, pea fowl, partridge and a number of reptilian species.
Nuapada is a nearby town.