Overview Area-134.78square.kilometers. Time to visit-February to May. Location-The sanctuary is situated in the district of Chandrapur, in the region of Vidharba, Maharashtra. About Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary! Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the district of Chandrapur in Maharashtra. The sanctuary covers an area of around 134.78square.kilometers. 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. The time between February-May is the ideal time for visiting the sanctuary. 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. Other places of attraction Prashand Dham at Chaprala. Markanda temple. Chaprala temple. How to reach! Road-The closest bus station is located at Chandrapur (85kms). Air-The closest airport is situated at Sonegaon Nagpur (243kms). Rail-The closest railway station is located at Ballarpur (70km).
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