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Kaundinya Sanctuary

Location : 50-km From Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.
Coverage area : 358-sq-km.
Main attractions : Nilgiri Tahr.
Best time to visit : October to May.
Accommodation : Forest Guest House at palamaneru
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Nearest Railway station is at Chittoor.
-- By air : Nearest Airport - Bangalore
-- By road : Nizamabad is well connected by Road with Karimnagar,  Adilabad, Warangal, and Hyderabad.
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This sanctuary is located 50-km from Chittoor and 120-km from Bangalore by road. It covers an area of 358-sq-kms. 

Flora :
The area is covered by southern tropical thorn type of forests, consisting of flora Albiziaamara, Ficusreligiosa, Ficus tomentosa, Ficus Bengalensis and Bamboo.
The flora also consists of a species, which is a regeneration of 'santalum' album. The habitat of Kaundinya sanctuary is rugged with high hills and deep valleys. The Kaigal and Kaundinya are two streams, which flow through the sanctuary.

Fauna : Tourists can find a wide variety of animals like Cheetal, Four horned Antelope, Sambhar, Mouse Deer, Hare, Porcupine, Wild boar, Jungle Cat, Jackal, Sloth Bear, Panther, Jungle Fowl, Peafowl's and Elephants.


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