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Pocharam Sanctuary

Pocharam, India

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Pocharam Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary is located 15 km (9.3 mi) from Medak and 115 km (71 mi) from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. This sanctuary can be reached by private transport from Medak. Pocharam Forest was the favourite hunting ground of the Nizam and he declared it as a wild life sanctuary in the early part of 20th century.

Named after the Pocharam lake formed from damming of the Allair in the year 1916 - 1922, it is spread over 130 km2 (50 sq mi). Surrounded by lush green forest, it is rich in flora and fauna and attracts a lot of winged visitors, like the Bar-Headed Goose, Brahminy Bucks and Open Billed Stork.

There is a center for Eco-tourism where visitors can see five species of Antelopes and Deer. Summer temperature goes up to 46 C & in winter it drops to 6 C. The sanctuary is home to animals like Leopard, Forest Cat, Wild Dog, Wolf, Jackal, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Chital, and Four horned Antelope.

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  • WDPA ID1782
  • NamePocharam
  • Original NamePocharam
  • Country / TerritoryIND
  • Sub locationIN-AP
  • IUCN CategoryIVWhat is this?
  • English DesignationSanctuary
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1952
  • Reported Area km2130.0
  • Marinefalse
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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