This is a fresh water crocodile also known as Mugger Crocodile, the origin of the word Mugger is obviously from Mugger Fish, famous in India. Outnumbering the counterpart salt water crocodiles, these fresh water creatures can crawl for considerable distances on land. Being equally mobile on land and water these crocodiles are a hot tourist attraction at Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh.
The deciduous vegetation consisting if Teak, Timan, Gumpena, Terminalias, Kodsha and also some such as Thorny Shrub enrich the Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary . The wide collection of fauna consists of Panther, Sloth bear, Nilgai, Cheetal, Langaur, Rhesus Monkey etc.
The preferable time for a visit to the wildlife Sanctuaries is winter and so is true for this Sanctuary also. From December to April you can come over here with your friends and family, nevertheless, make sure to hire a car that would take you fro the Jungle Safari. The adjacent guest house at Mancherial and Eklaspur are famous for the comfortable accommodation and mouth watering delicacies. The transit point is at Mancherial, (nearest railhead).
The excursions at Manthani and Karimnagar district are also enjoyable for the tourists; welcome to Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh and while having your share of fresh air, enjoy the serenity of nature also.