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Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Yawal taluka of Jalgaon District in Maharashtra. It lies on the western part of the Satpura Mountain along Anner and Manjal rivers.

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary spreads over an area of about 177 sq km. The sanctuary supports tiger, leopard, hyena, jackal, fox, wolf, sambar deer, chinkara, nilgai, wild boar, barking deer, jungle cat, palm civet, wild dog, sloth bear and flying squirrel. Land birds, hill birds and a few kinds of wetland birds are commonly seen here. A lake called Suki is housed within the sanctuary, which attracts large number of migratory birds.

The best time to visit is February to May.

The nearest airport is Aurangabad Airport (255 km). Raver Railway Station, about 25 km, is the nearest railhead.

Updated on 11th November, 2005
District: Jalgaon


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