Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary
Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park, Mysore
Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park, Mysore
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Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary

Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated north of Bandipur National Park in Mysore district. The flora of the Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary and Bandipur National Park areas are similar except that the Nugu area is still recovering from earlier degradation. Tourism has not yet been developed in the sanctuary.
The area Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary is spread about 30.32 sq km and covered by scrub forest and cultivation adjacent to the reservoir and by degraded dry deciduous forest in the southern portion of the sanctuary. Common species found at Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary include Anogeissus latifolia, Emblica officinalis, Santalum album, Albizzia sp. and Dendrocalamus strictus.

Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary also houses animals like Elephant, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Wild Pig, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Jackal, Hare, Common Mongoose, Common Otter, Small Indian Civet, Common Palm Civet and Porcupine.

Best season to visit Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary is between October and April.


Assistant Conservator of Forests
Wildlife Sub-Division
Aranya Bhavan
Mysore - 570 008

How to get there:

Nearest Airport: Bangalore

Nearest Railhead: Mysore

Road: Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected by roads.

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