Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary

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Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
Location in India
LocationChittorgarh district, Rajasthan, India
Nearest cityBassi
Coordinates25°1′30″N 74°51′29.99″E / 25.02500°N 74.8583306°E / 25.02500; 74.8583306Coordinates: 25°1′30″N 74°51′29.99″E / 25.02500°N 74.8583306°E / 25.02500; 74.8583306
Area288 km2 (111 sq mi)

Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary near Bassi in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan, India, 5 kilometres from the Bassi Fort Palace. It covers an area of 15,290 hectares and was established in 1988. The sanctuary is located on the western border of the Vindhyachal Ranges and includes the Bassi and Orai dams are part of the sanctuary. Antelope, wild boar, panther, mongoose and migratory birds inhabit the sanctuary.

Animals found at the Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary:

  1. Jackal
  2. Crocodile
  3. Crane
  4. Wild cat
  5. Civet
  6. Chinkara
  7. Panther
  8. Spotted deer (Chital)
  9. Peacock
  10. Porcupine
  11. Hyena
  12. Langoor
  13. Fox
  14. Blue bull
  15. Wild Boar
  16. Eagle
  17. Hare
  18. Ghoda wild horse

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