Mollem Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at Mollem
, which is around 60 km from Panaji
This sanctuary covers an area of about 240 sq km of tropical evergreen forest, semi evergreen and moist deciduous forest. Deer, gaur
, monkeys, elephant, leopard, sloth bear
, flying squirrel
, Malayan giant squirrel, porcupine, civet, cat, jungle fowl, tigers and a few black panthers inhabit the sanctuary. Famous for king cobras
, the sanctuary is home to other snakes such as python, krait and viper. About 200 species of birds are also found.
Colem Railway Station is 6 km away.