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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Wildlife in Bihar : Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary - 13

Guys, on the periphery of Rajgir is located Rajgir Sanctuary covering an area of 35.84 sq. kms., home of the barking deer, langur, giant squirrel, leopard and nilgai (blue bull). A visit tho this sanctuary also gives a peep into the glory of historic Rajgir, the seat of Indian empire in 6th century B.C., closely associated with the life and teachings of Buddha and Mahavir Teerthankar. It is also an ideal health resort with a number of hot springs.

When to visit: October to June

Where to stay:

A large number of economy hotels, rest houses and tourist bungalows.

How to get there:

Patna the nearest airport is 102 kms. Rajgir is linked with the mainline of the Eastern railway from Bakhtiarpur.

Related Links :

01. Nature and WildLife of India : WildLife Protection Act 1972 - 1
02. Wildlife in Jammu and Kashmir - 2
03. Corbett National Park (Project Tiger) : Wildlife in Uttaranchal - 3
04. Rajaji National Park - 4
05. Wildlife in Uttar Pradesh : Dudhwa National Park - 5
06. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Bharatpur National Park - 6
07. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Ranthambore National Park (Project Tiger) - 7
08. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Sariska Tiger Reserve - 8
09. Wildlife in Gujarat : Gir National Park and Sanctuary - 9
10. Wild Ass Sanctuary - 10
11. Wildlife in Madhya Pradesh : Bandhavgarh National Park - 11
12. Wildlife in Madhya Pradesh : Kanha National Park - 12
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