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Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Orissa

Main Wildlife Attractions: spotted deer,barking deer,black buck racket-tailed drongo, hornbill

Coverage Area: 990 Acre

Established: 1960

Best Time to Visit:Throughout the year

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The name Nandan Kanan refers to garden of pleasure. Nandan Kanan is a combination of zoo, sanctuary and botanical garden. It is located 20 kms from Bhubaneswar amidst the splendid surroundings of the Chandaka Forest. It has got the company of the rippling waters of the Kanjia Lake.

You will also get to see several endangered species that are well protected within the wildlife sanctuary and zoo of Nandan Kanan. These species consist of three categories of Indian Crocodiles, Lion tailed Macaque, Asiatic Lion, Nilgiri Langur, Mouse Deer and Indian Pangolin. There are numerous species of birds (81), fishes as well as reptiles within the Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary in Orissa, India that will keep you engrossed.

Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary of Orissa plays home to more than a few white tigers. You can go on safaris to the Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary to see these rare white tigers and some majestic Asiatic lions who roam freely in their natural habitats. So, if you want to view all these and more, come to Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary, Orissa during your Tour to Orissa.