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Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary

Gautala Wildlife Sanctuary

Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary is situated in Aurangabad District of Maharashtra and lies in the Satmala and Ajantha hill ranges of Sahyadri.

The vegetation found here is southern tropical dry deciduous forest. Wildlife population includes chinkara, sloth bears, bats, wild boar, jungle cat, monkey, civet cat, barking deer, fox, jackal, langur, leopard, nilgai and wolf. Cranes, spoonbills, storks, ibis, pochards, peafowl, quail, partridges, and various species of waders are some of the bird species found here. Reptiles include cobra, krait, keel, back viper, python and rat snake, and monitor lizard.

August to February is the ideal time to visit.

Aurangabad Airport and Chalisgaon Junction Railway Station are the nearest accessible points. Nearest towns are Chalisgaon (12 km) and Kannad (3 km).

Updated on 1st October, 2014
District: Aurangabad


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