Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary

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Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Balrampur District, Chhattisgarh, India.[1] It is named after the Tamor hill and Pingla Nalla, the old and prominent features of the area.

Comprising Sal, mixed and bamboo forests, the area is under Ghui and Biharpur ranges of the South Surguja Forest Division. Spread over 608.55 km2 (234.96 sq mi), the sanctuary supports tigers, leopards, bears, sambar deer, blue bulls, chital, bison, four-horned antelope, chinkara, barking deer, wild boars, wild dogs, wolves, jackals, striped hyenas, hare, cobras, nag, pythons, red jungle fowl, brown jungle fowl and green pigeon.

November to June is ideal to visit the sanctuary.

The sanctuary is about 35 km (22 mi) north of Surajpur. Surajpur Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

A forest guest house is available at Ramkola. Tourists and Researchers visit this wildlife sanctuary.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary". surguja.nic.in. Surguja. Retrieved 20 January 2013.