Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
With an area of 346.91 sq.kms. The Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Baragarh district. One can track important fauna like tiger, leopard, hyena, bison, sambar, spotted deer, chousingha, resident and migratory birds, monitor lizard, chameleon etc. in this sanctuary.
The combination of dry deciduous mixed forests with rich wildlife, Hirakud reservoir; attractive topographical features are the important features of Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary.
The Hirakud reservoir attracts large number of migratory birds during winter. The forest area is ideal habitat for Chousingha. Other prominent fauna includes tiger, leopard, gaur, sambar, spotted deer,sloth bear, resident and itinerant birds, moijitor lizards, chameleon etc.
The sanctuary entrance point at Dhodrokusum neighboring Hirakud reservoir is 40 km. from Sambalpur and 60 km. from Baragarh.