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Pranahitha Wildlife Sanctuary

Location : District - Adilabad, Chinnur- Mancherial forest division about 300 km. north east of Hyderabad. 
Coverage area : 136.02 km.
Main attractions : Cheetal, Black Buck, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Panther
Best time to visit : November to April.
Accommodation : Forest Rest House at Mancherial and Chinnur.
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Nearest railway station is at Mancherial.
-- By air : The nearest air port is Hyderabad ( 300 km.)
-- By road : By road about 70 Km. from Mancherial.
Nearby excursions : 
Nearby cities : Hyderabad

It is located in Chinnur- Mancherial forest division, Adilabad district, about 300-km north east of Hyderabad. This sanctuary spreads over 136-sq-kms along the Pranahita River with an undulating terrain. The habitat found here are dry deciduous teak forests.

Flora :
Dry deciduous teak forests along river pranahita, a tributary of river Godavari.

Fauna :
The various species of animals found here are Cheetal, Black Buck, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Panther, and Tiger. A variety of birds including Brahminy Ducks, Teals, Storks and Herons can also be seen here.


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