Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the district of Adilabad, in the scenic landscape of Deccan plateau. The sanctuary covers an area of around 136sq.kms and is covered with deciduous teak forests.
The river Pranahita (a tributary of river Godavari) carves its way in to the sanctuary and makes the sanctuary more beautiful. The sanctuary is also a home to various fossils that are found here. In addition to this there are various other attractions that are listed below.
Flora- The sanctuary is very rich in natural vegetation and various types of plants & trees are found here that include pterocarpus marsupium, dalbergia paniculata, dalbergia latifolia, ficus spp, dalbergia sissoo etc.
Fauna- Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to various types of species especially mammals that include tigers, leopards, rhesus, langur, hyenas, wild dogs, sloth bear, forest cat and many more.
Avifauna- The sanctuary also shelters a wide array of birds. The common that one can see around are strokes, teals, ducks, herons etc.
|Ideal season to visit||:||October - March|
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