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National Chambal Sanctuary

Location: Uttar Pradesh

Main Wildlife Attractions: Muggar crocodile, Smooth-coated Otter, Striped Hyaena, Indian Wolf

Coverage Area: 5400 sq.kms

Established: 1978

Best Time to Visit:November to March

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Stretching for 400 kilometers, the transparent lake of National Chambal Sanctuary in UP also houses the Smooth Coated Otters. These are fresh water carnivores with webbed and clawed feet and thick brown fur. To protect the animals from the harmful effects of modern civilization and their subsequent replenishment, the National Chambal Sanctuary was set up in Uttar Pradesh.

The animals found here were almost on the verge of extinction when they found a natural home here, against the advancing civilization which posed a threat to their existence. 6 species of Terrapins are found here, these are the web footed turtles, found mainly in brackish water. It is natural that such a large sanctuary would have a large river or lake to quench the thirst of the abundant animals found here.

The avian attraction at National Chambal Sanctuary in UP consists mainly of Black tailed Terns, Red-crested and Ferruginous Pochards, Indian Courser, Pallas's Fish.

The Chambal River that waters the National Chambal Sanctuary in UP originates in Kota in Rajasthan, and finally merges with river Yamuna at Bhareh. From dusty ravines to rocky falls this river leaps and bounds through many a ravine to come here ultimately. Once famous for dacoits, these adjacent regions are noted for their typical floral vegetation, which bears hard wooded trunks suitable for furniture making.

Eagle, Pallid Harrier, Greater and Lesser Flamingos which are Large pink to scarlet web-footed wading birds, with down-bent bills, which inhabit brackish lakes, Darters which are Fish-eating birds, residing in warm inland waters having a long flexible necks and slender sharp-pointed bills, Bar-headed Goose, Sarus Crane and Great Thick-knee.

The Chambal River that waters the National Chambal Sanctuary in UP originates in Kota in Rajasthan, and finally merges with river Yamuna at Bhareh. From dusty ravines to rocky falls this river leaps and bounds through many a ravine to come here ultimately. Once famous for dacoits, these adjacent regions are noted for their typical floral vegetation, which bears hard wooded trunks suitable for furniture making.

Come and indulge yourself in a perfect wildlife safari at the National Chambal Sanctuary in UP where the carbon of progressing civilization cannot clog your heart.