04 Sep A great place for wildlife lovers, Bor Wildlife sanctuary
Bor wildlife sanctuary is a tiger reserve located in Maharashtra. It has a vast variety of fauna and flora including co-predator, birds and tigers. This sanctuary announced as a 47th Tiger reserve of India by ministry of environment. Mr. Prakash Javadekar has approved the recommendation of Maharashtra government. Now Maharashtra have 6 tiger reserve. The aim to make Bor a tiger reserve is to strengthen the number of national animal.
|Tiger in Bor sanctuary|
Area- 47 square km
Best Time to visit- April to May
Fauna in Bor wildlife sanctuary:-
In Bor you can see Bengal Tiger, leopard, chital, peacock, monkey and Indian bison. It is specially known for the tigers and birds.
According to the tiger census report 2011 there are 24 tigers including Pench and Bor sanctuary. If we talk about the bird species, there are 160 species from 46 families of birds.
This includes the 9 species of endangered birds and 10 migratory species.
Tendu and bamboo are the main fauna species of this national park. The herbal species in this park includes Tarwar, bracteata and tenella
Tourism in Bor: –
|Peacock in Bor|
The best time to visit in Bor is April and may. The Bor wildlife sanctuary sanctuary is closed in Mondays. Bor is connected with the major cities of Maharashtra by air and road. Many tourisms lover visit here to feel the thrill of wildlife. You can book your tour for Tadoba tiger reserve, pench tiger reserve and Nagzira wildlife sanctuary and Bor also. The safaris are also available for the tourists. If you love the adventure of jungles and wild animal then the Bor wildlife sanctuary is the place where you can feel the heaven.
Accommodation – Visitor can stay in forest lodge and guest house, they can also take hotels but if you are a wildlife lover than staying inside the sanctuary is a good Idea.
Major Threats for Bor wildlife sanctuary:-
The major threat of this wildlife sanctuary is forest fires. While the numbers are increasing of tigers the tiger attacks are also increased. This sanctuary needs the serious steps to save species.