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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka – updated. How many Sanctuary in Karnataka. Total number of Sanctuary in Karnataka is 30. “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.
A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is given below………….

Introduction

Sanctuary is an area which is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, natural or zoological significance. The Sanctuary is declared for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife or its environment. Certain rights of people living inside the Sanctuary could be permitted. Further, during the settlement of claims, before finally notifying the Sanctuary, the Collector may, in consultation with the Chief Wildlife Warden, allow the continuation of any right of any person in or over any land within the limits of the Sanctuary.

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A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities like harvesting of timber, collecting minor forest products and private ownership rights are allowed as long as they do not interfere with well-being of animals. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted.

“Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
S.No.  

Name of  Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS)

State Established Year Area (In km²)
1 Adichunchunagiri WLS Karnataka 1981 0.84
2 Arabithittu WLS Karnataka 1985 13.5
3 Attiveri WLS Karnataka 1994 2.22
4 Bhadra WLS Karnataka 1974 492.46
5 Bhimgad WLS Karnataka 2010 190.42
6 Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (B.R.T.) WLS Karnataka 1987 539.52
7 Brahmagiri WLS Karnataka 1974 181.29
8 Cauvery WLS Karnataka 1987 1027.53
9 Chincholi WLS Karnataka 2012 134.88
10 Dandeli WLS Karnataka 1987 886.41
11 Daroji Bear WLS Karnataka 1992 82.72
12 Ghataprabha Bird WLS Karnataka 1974 29.79
13 Gudavi WLS Karnataka 1989 0.73
14 Gudekote Sloth Bear WLS Karnataka 2013 38.48
15 Malai Mahadeshwara WLS Karnataka 2013 906.19
16 Melkote Temple WLS Karnataka 1974 49.82
17 Mookambika WLS Karnataka 1974 370.37
18 Nugu WLS Karnataka 1974 30.32
19 Pushpagiri WLS Karnataka 1987 102.96
20 Ranebennur Black Buck WLS Karnataka 1974 119
21 Ranganathittu Bird WLS Karnataka 1940 0.67
22 Ramadevara Betta Vulture WLS Karnataka 2012 3.46
23 Rangayyanadurga Four-horned antelope Karnataka 2011 77.24
24 Sharavathi Valley WLS Karnataka 1974 431.23
25 Shettihalli WLS Karnataka 1974 395.6
26 Someshwara WLS Karnataka 1974 314.25
27 Talakaveri WLS Karnataka 1987 105.01
28 Jogimatti WLS Karnataka 2015 100.48
29 Thimlapura WLS Karnataka 2016 50.86
30 Yadahalli Chinkara WLS Karnataka 2015 96.36

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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2 comments

  1. Jogimatti wildlife santuary
    melkeote wildlife sanctuary is not added to the list

  2. Vijay Choudhary

    Dear, All officially declared wildlife Sanctuaries are included in the list. Read carefully

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