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Photographer's Note

Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife park in Chhattisgarh, India. It is situated merely sixty kilometers from Bilaspur. Spread over a vast area of 914 Sq Km, all of the forest is breeding with different species of animals and the ultimate in scenic beauty.

The density of the forest is such that in some places during broad daylight visibility can be reduced up to only fifteen feet. The forest of the park is mainly tropical moist deciduous and tropical dry deciduous type. Rich in flora and fauna there are mainly Sal, Bija, Saja, Haldu, Teak, Tinsa, Dhawara, Lendia, Khamar and bamboo trees.

The park is enriched with different species of game including Tiger, Leopard, Bison, Flying squirrel, Malabar squirrel, Chinkara, Wild dog, Hyena, Sambhar, Cheetal and over hundred and fifty species of birds.

The lifeline of this sanctuary is the pristine and meandering Maniyari River, the only river which flows right through the heart of this park forming the perfect incubator for extraordinary avian diversity.

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  • Copyright: Avishek Khan (avishek_khan) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 99 W: 20 N: 94] (544)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2009-04-12
  • Exposure:f/4, 1/150 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2009-04-14 3:43
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