Introductions to Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary:
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is an important tourist destination in Andhra Pradesh. The sanctuary is the homeland for varieties of species of wild animals, birds and reptiles. The green vegetation, the lively wildlife makes a perfect blend for the sanctuary. Andhra Pradesh Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Wildlife Park Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh, Wildlife in Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh The sanctuary is located in the Khamman district of Andhra Pradesh.
The Kinnerasani sanctuary is the store house of exotic life and tourists can easily spot the animals in their natural habitat where they are given all the scope to enjoy their life and regenerate.
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary:
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is 21km away from Paloncha is the district of Khamman district of Andhra Pradesh. The sanctuary covers 635.4 sq kms of area and this land serves as the homeland for various endangered species. The sanctuary is named after the name of the river Kinnerasani. The river dissects the sanctuary and finally meets Godavari.
The sanctuary is the homeland for animals like Cheetal, Chinkara, Chousinghas, Sambar, Wild Boars, Gaurs, Hyena, Jackals, Panthers, Sloth Bear, Tigers and Black Bucks. Andhra Pradesh Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Wildlife Park Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh, Wildlife in Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh The varieties of birds like Peafowl, Jungle Fowl, Quails, Partridges, Teals, Nuktas, Spoonbills and Doves are the common birds in the sanctuary.
Apart from rich fauna, there are varieties of floras that make the land rich. Tourist can find Bamboo, Teak, Maddi, Yepi, Yegissa, Sommi Thandra, Bandaru, Amla and Tengu in the jungle area. The tree tops remain populated with various migratory birds.
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Kinnerasanim
This Wildlife Sanctuary lying on the Right Bank of the Godavari River forms a part of the Dandakaranya forests in Khammam district. It is situated 12-km from Paloncha, Khammam District. It extends over an area of 635.4-sq-kms It derives its name from the river Kinnerasani, which bisects the sanctuary and ultimately drains into the Godavari River.
The sanctuary represents dry deciduous mixed type forests with teak, bamboo and terminals.Andhra Pradesh Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Wildlife Park Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh, Wildlife in Kinnerasani Andhra Pradesh Other species found here are Maddi, Yepi, Yegissa, Sommi Thandra, Bandaru, Amla, Mango, Tendu. Main attractions of the sanctuary are the Deer Park, Kinnerasani Dam and Reservoir with Jaladrushyam Guest house. Many perennial springs known as "Togus" flow through this sanctuary along with Kinnerasani Rallavagu.
Animals like Cheetal, Black Bucks, Chinkaras, Chousinghas, Sambhars, Wild Boars, Gaurs, Wild Dog, Hyena, Jackals, Sloth Bear, Panthers, Tigers, and a variety of bird species like Peafowl, Jungle Fowl, Qualis, Partridges, Doves, Ducks, Teals, Spoonbills, Nuktas, Open bill stork, come to nest and graze in Kinnersani lake. Reptiles like Python, Cobra, Kraite and Vipers can also be seen.
A holiday home glass guesthouse, Eco park near dam, Environmental Education Centre and Luxuriant forests along the fore shore of the Reservoir are other tourist attractions of this place.
Forest rest house is available at Paloncha and Kothagudem.
Contact: Divisional Forest Officer, Wildlife Management Division, Paloncha - 507 115, Khammam Dist. A.P
How to Reach This Place
Road : Kinnerasani is located 11 km from Paloncha.
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