Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the district of Chandrapur in Maharashtra. The larger percentage of the place is woody along with grass growing here and there.
There are various tanks and water places around like Murgikunta Tank, Raikonta Tank, Wainganga River, Komatkunta Tank, Chandankhedi Nala etc.
Flora-The land is enriched with a vast vegetation cover, which mainly comprises of southern tropical dry deciduous forests. There are various species of trees & plants like teak, arjun, salai, mahua, ghoti, bel, dhawada, tendu, sisoo, surya, semal shisham etc.
Fauna-The sanctuary is a dwelling place of around 23 species of mammals like jackal, sambar, common langoor, jungle fowl, spotted deer, black buck, barking deer, peacock, wild boar, blue bull etc. Out of 23, 4 species i.e. tiger, jungle cat, leopard, sloth bear are the endangered ones.
The 2 endangered species of the reptiles that are found here are common Indian monitar and Indian python. One can also find around 131 species of birds that includes both domestic as well as the migratory birds.
|Best Time to Visit||:||February - May|
|Other places to Visit||:||Prashand Dham, Markanda temple, Chaprala temple|
|Nearest Airport||:||Sonegaon Nagpur (243kms)|
|Nearest Railway Station||:||Ballarpur (70km)|
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