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Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary, located in Eturnagaram village in Mulugu district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was declared a sanctuary on 30 January 1952 by Hyderabad Government. The Sanctuary is located 250 km away from Hyderabad city and is one of the oldest sanctuaries of Telangana. Three-quarters of the Sanctuary consist of a plain while the rest of the area is hilly with many streams and springs. A river named Godavari passes through the sanctuary. The ideal time to visit the Sanctuary is from the months of October to May.

Dominant Flora

The flora of the Sanctuary consists of southern tropical dry deciduous type of teak and its associates like bamboo, thiruman, and maddi, madhuca, terminalia, pterocarpus.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Sambar, Tiger, Leopard, Dholes, Golden jackals, Sloth bear, Chousingha, Chinkara, Blackbuck, Nilgai, Wolf, Spotted deer, etc.

Birds: Indian giant squirrels and a variety of migratory birds.

Reptiles: Mugger crocodile, Python, Cobra, Krait and many more.

Climatic Conditions

The sanctuary usually experiences a hot climate throughout the year with summers being really hot and winters being mild. The temperature reaches upto 44˚C during summers. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is around October to April when heat is less.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: Nearest railway station is located at Warangal, located at a distance of 100 kms away from the sanctuary.

Nearest Airport: Nearest airport is located at Hyderabad which is about 250 km away from the sanctuary.

Road Accessibility : Bus services and private vehicles are available from Warangal, which is well connected to the sanctuary by road.

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