Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

The wildlife sanctuary contains the eldest foothill ranges - The Aravali. It was stated as a wildlife Reserve in 1962. Apart from having numerous visiting attractions, places this sanctuary is a draw for wildlife fans as it has great prospective for eco-tourism, In shape this wild sanctuary is long and thin, but the topmost spreads out into an attractive flat terrain which is around 20 km. Is dimension and 5-9 km. In extensiveness attitudinally it differs from 320m at the bottom Mil to 1724m at Gurushikhar, the maximum peak of the Aravali Valley Ranges. The igneous rocks are due the surviving effect of breeze and rainwater, large hollows are common the hills rocks. This feature is characteristic of Aravali and chiefly of Mount Abu. Toad Hills Rock in Mount Abu is one such instance.

Mount Abu has a very amusing flowery biodiversity preliminary with xenomorphic tropical prickle jungle at the foot mounts to the tropical lush green jungle along aquatic courses and valleys at upper heights. These jungles consist of 115 foliage families with 810 species and 428 genera of these, 157 species are monocots 663 while species are dicots. Mount Abu is the single place in Rajasthan where one can detect a variety of orchids. The place is also ironic in algae and bryophytes. Three species of jungle roses and 16 species of fears some of which are fairly uncommon have also been started from here. The South- West side of the wilderness sanctuary is ironic in bamboo jungles.

The wilderness sanctuary is wealthy in herbal therapeutic floras also. About 89 species of plants, 85 species of bushes, 28 species of tree and 18species of tuberous herbs of therapeutic significance have been recognized.

A variety of animal species comprising extremely rare, endangered and rare species are found in this wild sanctuary. The historical antiquity of Mount Abu designates the attendance of Lion (last chronicled in 1870) and Tiger (last described in 1960). Presently the Panther is the top hunter. Other animals initiate here are Sambar Deer, Small Indian Civet, Hyena, Jackal, Indian Fox, Indian Hare, Jungle Cat, Wolf, Common Mongoose Wild Boar, Common Languor, Pangolin, Porcupine, Hedgehog, etc. The wild sanctuary provides an idyllic habitat for Sloth Bear; the populace of Sloth Bear is cumulative frequently as it can be seen, although going through the jungles or driving on the road.

Access :

By Air:
Adjacent Airfield is Udaipur numerous flights from New Delhi, Mumbai and other state of India.
By Train:
Adjacent Rail Terminal is Abu Road on the New Delhi Mumbai train route. Numerous trains a day from Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur and Delhi.
By Road:
Daily buses service and well linked to major highway.

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