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.
- Project Cheetah (Brochure), September 2010, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. Accessed 01 Feb 2011.
- Reintroducing the Cheetah in India
- Assessing the potential for reintroducing the cheetah in India, 2010. A report on the feasibility of cheetah reintroduction in India, jointly prepared by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Wildlife Institute of India (WII), and submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India (Ranjitsinh, M. K. & Jhala, Y. V. (2010) Assessing the potential for reintroducing the cheetah in India. Wildlife Trust of India, Noida, & the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, TR2010/001). Also available at WII website: , . Accessed 01 Feb 2011. Also available at Ministry of Environment and Forests (India) website:  Accessed 20 Sept 2011.
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