Mrugavani National Park

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Mrugavani National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Pied Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus) W IMG 9409.jpg
Pied Cuckoo at Mrugavani National Park
Map showing the location of Mrugavani National Park
Map showing the location of Mrugavani National Park
Location in Telangana, India
Map showing the location of Mrugavani National Park
Map showing the location of Mrugavani National Park
Mrugavani National Park (India)
LocationChilkur near Hyderabad, Telangana
Nearest cityHyderabad
Coordinates17°21′19″N 78°20′17″E / 17.355228°N 78.338159°E / 17.355228; 78.338159Coordinates: 17°21′19″N 78°20′17″E / 17.355228°N 78.338159°E / 17.355228; 78.338159
Area1,211 acres (4.90 km2)

Mrugavani National Park is a national park located in Hyderabad, Telangana State. It is situated at Chilkur in Moinabad mandal, 20 km from MGBS and covers an area of 3.6 square kilometres (1.4 sq mi) or 1211 acres. It is home to a 600 different types of plant life. The Park is home to around 350 spotted deers. The animals include: indian hare, forest cat, civet, Indian rat snake, Russell's viper, cheetal and the flower pecker.[1][2]

History[edit]

It was declared as a National Park in 1994.

Flora[edit]

Teak, Bamboo, Sandal, Picus, Palas, Rela.

Fauna[edit]

Cheetal, Sambar, Wild boar, Jungle Cat, Civet Cat, Mongoose Monitor Lizard, Python, Russell Viper, King Cobra

Location[edit]

The Park is in near Chilkur Balaji Temple, about 20 km by road from MGBS

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild Life in Telangana :: Telangana Tourism". telanganatourism.gov.in. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  2. ^ Borah, Prabalika M. (11 January 2018). "Dear, how about some deer spotting?". Retrieved 18 April 2018 – via www.thehindu.com.

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