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Koderma Wildlife Sanctuary


Spread over an area of 150.62 Sq. Km. lying between 85°05'15" and 85°05'30" E longitudes and 24°12' and 24°37' N latitudes and bordering the forests of Gaya District of Bihar, this wildlife sanctuary comprises hilly range of dry deciduous forests, traversed by plenty of rivulets. Besides shrubs and grasses, the important tree species here are Sal, Asan, Panjan, Kendu, Salai, Mahua, Piar, Sidha, Amla, Jamun, Bauhinia, Khair, Palas, Ber etc. The wild fauna includes Tiger, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Sambhar, Cheetal, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Giant Squirrel, Jackal, Fox, Hyaena, Langur, Porcupine etc. besides a variety of bird and reptile species.

 

 

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