Wednesday, March 2, 2011


  • The main species of fauna found here is the endangered Black Buck, the state animal of Andhra Pradesh. 
  • There are over 400 black bucks (Amtelope Cervicapara), about 500 Cheetals and large herds of wild boar. 
  • Common animals seen here are monitor lizards, mongooses, porcupines besides a variety of snakes. Several species of birds like Partridges, Quails, peacocks, Doves, pond herons, egrets, kingfishers, cormorants and birds of prey like kites, vultures etc are found here. 
  • A variety of migratory birds of over 80 species can also be seen round the year. Short-toed Eagle is another rare species nesting in this area.

  • There are rest sheds and observation towers for viewing the animals inside the park.The park is open every day of the week except Mondays from 9.a.m. to 5 p.m.
  •  The forest Department offers audio-visual education on nature and wildlife and is supported by a good nature library. 
  • There is an exhibition hall displaying exhibits explaining intricate problems of wildlife conservation. 

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