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Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary - Rajasthan

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary - Rajasthan

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the Mount Abu mountain ranges' oldest sections. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is home to numerous scenic viewpoints with breathtaking views. Many people visit the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary for the scenery and views, but most come to see the animals and birds. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is approximately 7 kilometres long and 300 metres wide. This means that you won't miss much on either side if you take the long walk down The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.

 

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Aravali Mountains, one of the region's oldest mountain ranges. In 1960, the area was designated as a wildlife sanctuary. In addition to sightseeing, the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular eco-tourism destination. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary crosses several mountain peaks, ranging from 300m to 1722m at Gurashikhar, the highest peak in the Aravali Ranges.

 

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is a floral paradise. On the other side, an evergreen forest meets the water and valleys. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is home to 112 plant families, 449 genera, and 820 species. Many of these species are dicots, while the rest are monocots. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary has a large number of orchids. Don't overlook the many rose and bamboo-rich areas.

 

Location

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Aravali Ranges, one of the oldest mountain ranges in Rajasthan. In 1960, it was designated as a sanctuary.

 

Topography

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is long and narrow, measuring approximately 5-8km in length and 300-1722m in width.

 

It is composed of igneous rocks that have large cavities in many areas as a result of wind and water weathering. This is common throughout the Mount Abu area.

 

Flora

The floral diversity in the Mount Abu Region and the Aravali Ranges is extensive. The mountain ranges' foothills are covered in xeromorphic subtropical thorn forests, while the rivers and tributaries are bordered by subtropical evergreen forests, which also appear at higher elevations.

 

These forests are made up of 112 plant families, 449 genera, and 820 species. There are 663 dicot species and 157 monocot species among them. Many of these species are extremely rare and endangered.

 

Fauna

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary has a diverse range of fauna for you to enjoy. There are over 250 bird species, including the well-known grey jungle fowl. Among the other animals found in the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary are leopards, sloth bears, wild boars, sambars, chinkaras, and langurs. Many of the animals in the sanctuary are both rare and endangered.

 

The lion and tiger are thought to have once roamed the area, but these cats have not been seen in a long time.

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