Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary

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Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary is a reserve in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a potential site for Cheetah Reintroduction in India. The wildlife sanctuary with an area of 1197 km2 is based near Jabalpur, Damoh and Sagar Towns of Jabalpur. It is about 90 km from Jabalpur and about 56 km from Sagar. Jabalpur is well connected by Air and rail with New Delhi.

This Sanctuary is a part of 5500 km2 of forested landscape. Cheetah prey density were reasonable and based on current prey density the area could support about 25 cheetah. 750 km2 area was recommended by relocation of 23 villages. After relocation this the site could support over 50 cheetah and Nauradehi could harbour over 70 individuals.

Flora[edit]

The principal flora of this sanctuary is teak, saja, dhawda and bhirra.

Fauna[edit]

The main animals found here are tigers, leopards, wolves, wild dogs, foxes, blue bulls, crocodiles, Sambars, chitals, chinkaras, chousinghas and bear.

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