Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park is located at
Vanasthalipuram, at a distance of 20 km from the city and
originally the area was under the Nizam. The Mahaveer Harina
Vanasthali National Park was established in 1977.
The Manjira Bird
Sanctuary, located near Sangareddy in Medak district, spreads
over an area of 20 sq.km. The Manjira Bird Sanctuary is
snuggled between Manjeera and Singur barrages. The Manjira
Wildlife sanctuary is formed by nine small islands, where one
can find a number of animals, migratory birds and reptiles
like Marsh Crocodiles and Muggers.
Sanctuary is in Nelapattu village. It is located on the East
Coast about 20-km north of the Pulicat Bird Sanctuary in the
Nellore district. Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is just 50-km from
Amidst the fertile Godavari basin, this
591 Sq. Kms forest sanctuary has typical vegetation of the
eastern ghats. Located 50 Kms from Rajahmundry, animals that
can be spotted are Tiger, Panther, Gaur, Cheetal, Chowsingha,
Sambar, Black Buck, Mouse Deer, Barking Deer, Sloth Bear,
apart from Marsh Crocodile and a variety of birds.
Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is a treasure trove of fossils too. Here the wild life watcher can see the Indian Porcupine along with the other animals like Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Tiger, Leopard, Forest Cat, Langur, Rhesus, Palm Civet, Indian Otter, Wild Dogs, Hyena & diversity of birds including Brahminy Ducks, Teals, Strokes & Herons.
Indira Gandhi Zoological
park covers an area of 625 acres. It is presently one of the
major zoo located in the natural settings of a reserve forest
about 4 km. from the Visakhapatnam railway station on the
National Highway at Mathurawada
The kawal wildlife sanctuary is situated
at Jannaramin in andhra Pradesh. It was set up in the year
1965. The kawal wildlife sanctuary spreads over 893sq.km with
dry deciduous teak forest, bamboo and miscellaneous species of
Pocharam Forest &
Wild Life Sanctuary Located 15 Kms from Medak and 115 Kms from
Hyderabad, this sanctuary can be reached by private transport
from Medak. Pocharam Forest was the favourite hunting ground
of the Nizam and he declared it as a wild life sanctuary in
the early part of 20th century.