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Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary is located in Telangana in India. Pocharam wildlife sanctuary has gained a name of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuary. Pocharam wildlife sanctuary is like a forest too. We know Very little about this sanctuary which makes it necessary that we acquaint ourselves with the elements of this sanctuary.

  1. Location and how to reach:

This sanctuary is located in Telangana. It is located 15 kiloemtres off from the district of Medak and 115 kilometres from Hyderabad. It is spread over an area of 130 square kilometers and over the two districts of Medak and Nizamabad. This sanctuary is accessible through rail, road and air.

The nearest airport is at Hyderabad in Telangana.

The nearest railway station is Hyderabad in Telangana.

This sanctuary is easily accessible by road from Medak and from Hyderabad.

  1. Flora:

Since this sanctuary consists of a lake and most of the begation of this sanctuary consists of water plants like Hydrilla, Eichornia, Vallisneria, Babul prosopis, Pistia, etc.

 

  1. Fauna:

The fauna found in this sanctuary include Brahminy Bucks, Chinkara, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Jackal, Wild Boar, Chowsingha, Hyena, Wild Dog, Leopard, Wolf, Nilgai, Forest Cat, Panther, Bar-Headed Goose, Chital, Open Billed Stork, and four horned Antelope, etc.

The birds which exists at this sanctuary include Black and White Ibises, Coots, Spoon Bills, Teals, Painted Storks, herons, Cormorants, Open Billed Storks, Pochards, etc.

The reptiles that exists in the Sanctuary include Marsh, Fresh Water Turtles, Crocodile, Cobra, etc.

 

  1. Other Information:

This sanctuary is in existence since the year 1952. The temperature of this sanctuary varies from 46 degree Celsius during summer to 6 degree Celsius during winter. Also, The best time to visit this sanctuary is between October to July, as it is cooler here at that time. This sanctuary has a lake inside it known as the Pocharam Lake. This enhances the beauty of the wildlife sanctuary. Also, it is primarily because of this lake that vegetation is thriving on this sanctuary.

All the nature enthusiasts must visit this sanctuary once. Moreover, This sanctuary is a great way to pass the vacation time usefully. So, sketch out plans for the next vacation to this place.

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