Papikonda Wildlife Sanctuary

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A view of Papikondalu Wildlife Sanctuary from river Godavari in Andhra Pradesh

Papikondalu National Park (Papi Hills) is located in East Godavari and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh[1], covering an area of 1,012.86 km2 (391.07 sq mi).[2]. No part of Papikondalu remains outside East and West Godavari districts after 2014 and after the construction of Polavaram Dam.

Wildlife[edit]

Wildlife includes mammals like tigers, leopards, sambar and spotted deer and Indian bison.[citation needed] People of this region used to see wild water buffalo here till 1980s, but it appears they are now extinct in this region.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wildlife Protected Areas Andhra Pradesh 2014".
  2. ^ "PAPIKONDA Wildlife Sanctuary". AP forest department. Archived from the original on 25 January 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2014.