Ghatigaon Sanctuary

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Ghatigaon Sanctuary
Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary
An Indian Bustard in Ghatigaon Sanctuary.
An Indian Bustard in Ghatigaon Sanctuary.
Ghatigaon Sanctuary is located in Madhya Pradesh
Ghatigaon Sanctuary
Ghatigaon Sanctuary
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°3′00″N 77°56′00″E / 26.05000°N 77.93333°E / 26.05000; 77.93333Coordinates: 26°3′00″N 77°56′00″E / 26.05000°N 77.93333°E / 26.05000; 77.93333
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Gwalior district
Established 1981
Area
 • Total 511 km2 (197 sq mi)
Elevation 351 m (1,152 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Gwalior
Website www.mpforest.org/ghatigaon.html

Ghatigaon Sanctuary (also known as the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary) is a wildlife sanctuary situated near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, India. The sanctuary has a significant population of the Great Indian Bustard. The park was established in 1981.

Flora[edit]

The sanctuary houses many varieties of flora. Some include the Khair, Murjan, Palash, Seja, Dhawada, Royenja, Ghote, Beweg, Dhaman, Salai, Heans, and Katli

Fauna[edit]

The sanctuary is home to a significant number of Great Indian Bustards. The sanctuary also is a home to the Black buck, Chital, Monkey, Wolf, Blue bull, Wild boar, Fox and Hyena.