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ABOUT CHANDRA PRABHA...
 
Wild Animals Found in Chandra Prabha Sanctuary
Leopard, Sloth Bear, Chinkara and Chital, Four-Horned Antelope, Hyena, Fox, Jackal, etc are living naturally in this area. Many colorful and different species of birds like, Peacock, Red Jungle Fowl, Quail, Partridge, Eagle, Vulture Wild Mynahs, Parakeets, Cuckoo, Barn Owl and the Bulbul are natural inhabitants of the forest area of the Chandra Prabha Sanctuary. Reptiles like, Python, Cobra, Krait, Water-Snake, Monitor Lizard, etc are also residents of Sanctuary.

A variety of aquatic life prospers in the Chandra Prabha and Karmnaash Rivers – Rohu, Maangar, Nain, Tegra and a number of other fishes are found in abundance.

A colony of the endangered Vultures is found to inhabit the cavities found in the façade and flanks of the Devdari Waterfall.

Numerous varieties of vegetation and medicinal plants cover the wild life sanctuary land area. Tendu, Mahua, Gosse-berry, Palash, Saal, Neem Semal and many other varieties of plantation are found in abundance. They not only increase the green-cover but are also beneficial commercially.

Medicinal Plants:-
An abundance of unique and rare medicinal plants, like Musli Chitawar, Ashwagandha, Chirata, Sarpgandha etc. are also found.

Tourist Spots:-
Rajdari, Devdari and Chandra Prabha Waterfalls and Chandra Prabha Baandh [Dam].

Chandra Prabha Dam:-
This waterfall is surrounded by natural forests and is a much visited tourist spot. The Chandra Prabha Dam, built by the Irrigation Department not only feeds the Devdari Waterfall, but is in itself a major tourist attraction.

Devdari Waterfall:-
This is an off-shoot of the Rajdari Waterfall and is best visited for its scenic beauty.

Best Time to Visit:-
July to February is the best time to visit the sanctuary. The waterfalls during the rainy seasons are in full force and present a memorable sight for visitors.

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