Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Jannaram 50-km from Mancherial, Adilabad district and is 260-kms from Hyderabad. It was established in 1965 and was originally managed as a 'Game Reserve'.
It spreads over 893-sq-km with dry deciduous teak forest, bamboo and miscellaneous species of flora. Because of its rich biodiversity it was declared as a sanctuary.
Animals like Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Muntjac (barking deer), Indian Bison (Gaur), Sloth Bear, Panther, Tiger and variety of birds like Peacocks, Patridges, Quails, Vultures, Eagles, Kites, Owls, Mynas, Pigeons, Tree - pies, Kingfishers are seen in the sanctuary. One can find reptiles like Python, Crocodile, Star Tortoise, Cobra, Kraite, and Monitor Lizard