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Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary

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Tripura has four wildlife sanctuaries Trishna, Gumti, Rowa and Sepahijala. These safe havens for wildlife are particularly valuable because over the decades, most forests in the state have diminished in extent and quality.

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Best season

November to March. 

Transport

The nearest town is Agartala (25 km.).

Accommodation 

Accommodation available at the sanctuary. Contact Information: Tourism Branch, Department of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism, Swet Mahal, Palace Compound, Agartala – 799 001. Tel.: 0381-225930/ 223893; Fax: 0381-224688. 

As many as five different kinds of primates including the rhesus and pig-tailed macaque, capped langur, spectacled langur and slow loris are found here. Apart from leopard, clouded leopard, civets, barking deer and wild boar, this forest plays host to as many as 100 species of birds, including waders and waterfowl.
Botanists in Sepahijala have recorded as many as 456 plant species. These tropical moist deciduous forests sustain myriad wildlife species. 
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Handbook on Indian Wetlands and Their Conservation
By Arun Kumar, J.P. Sati, P.C. Tak, J.R.B. Alfred
Published by: The Zoological Survey of India
Hardcover Price Rs. 1,500/-
 
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