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Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Location : Jannaram, 50-km From Mancherial Adilabad District, Andhra Pradesh.
Coverage area : 893-sq-km.
Main attractions : Vultures, Eagles, Kites etc.
Best time to visit : November To May. 
Accommodation : Forest Rest House at Jannaram
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Mancherial is the nearest railway station at about 255 km from  Hyderabad.
-- By air : Nearest airport is at Hyderabad.
-- By road : 260 Km From Hyderabad.
Nearby excursions : 
Nearby cities : Hyderabad 

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'.

Flora :
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.

Fauna :
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


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