Attractions around Raipur

Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in Dhamtari district of Chhatisgarh at a distance of 173 km from Raipur, Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most famous and important wildlife sanctuaries in central India covering an area of approx 556 sq km. Named after the Sitanadi River that originates in the middle of sanctuary, Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its lush green flora and rich and unique fauna.The flora in Sitanadi Sanctuary mainly comprises of Sal, Teak and Bamboo forests including plants of Semal, Mahua, Harra, Ber and Tendu. The major wildlife found in Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is Tigers, Leopards, Flying Squirrels, Jackals, Four-horned Antelopes, Chinkara, Black Buck, Jungle Cat, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Monkey, Bison, Striped Hyena, Sloth Bear, Wild Dogs, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Gaur, Muntjac, Wild Boar, Cobra, Python and many others. A sizable bird population of the Parrots, Bulbul, Peafowl, Pheasant, Crimson Breasted Barbet, Teetar, Tree Pie, Racket-tailed Drongos, Egrets, and Herons are also found in the sanctuary.

 

   

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