Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary

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Coordinates: 32°40′12.15″N 72°19′48.02″E / 32.6700417°N 72.3300056°E / 32.6700417; 72.3300056
Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary (Chumbi Surla)
Protected Area
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Chakwal
Elevation 2,475 ft (754 m)
Coordinates 32°40′12.15″N 72°19′48.02″E / 32.6700417°N 72.3300056°E / 32.6700417; 72.3300056
Area 559.45 km2 (216 sq mi)
Biome Irano-Turanian mountains (AS06)
Animal Indian gray mongoose, Gray wolf, Jungle cat, Urial
Declaration 1978
Management Wildlife and Parks Department,
Government of Punjab
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Chumbi Surla is located in north of Khushab

Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary (shortened as Chumbi Surla) is a wildlife sanctuary covering an area of 55,945 acres (22,640 ha). It is located in Chakwal District, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1978, for the purpose of conserving the threatened species of Urial among several other.

Habitat[edit]

The area is surrounded by reserve forests and hills. Average altitude ranges between 460-1050 m above the sea level. Temperature is between 10-40°C while average annual rainfall is 4994 mm. The forest supports scrub biome having dry subtropical evergreen vegetation.

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