Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, Bahraich

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The Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Upper Gangetic plain in Uttar Pradesh, India and covers an area of 400.6km2 in the Terai of the Bahraich district. In 1987, it was brought under the purview of the ‘Project Tiger’, and together with the Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and the Dudhwa National Park it forms the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. It was established in 1975.The Katerniaghat Forest provides strategic connectivity between tiger habitats of Dudhwa and Kishanpur in India and the Bardia National Park in Nepal. Its fragile Terai ecosystem comprises a mosaic of sal and teak forests, lush grasslands, numerous swamps and wetlands. It is home to a number of endangered species including gharial, tiger, rhino, Gangetic dolphin, swamp deer, hispid hare, Bengal florican, the white-backed and long-billed vultures.
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  • April 18, 2017
    I have been living in dist.bahraich last 18yrs, but I got chance to visit this beautiful natural beauty now, Kartaniya ghat is a remote area near border of Nepal. Not much development in the area but ...  more »
  • March 20, 2017
    Serene beauty : a must visit about 200 kms from Lucknow with good roads. Lots of alligators to see whilst on your boat ride, we also saw one lying inside the sanctuary from a jeep : very massive. We d...  more »
  • November 29, 2016
    Gud place for us to know nature better And to be near and the silence of nature.Animals made by nature are so lovly look when they run in grassland,give usa feeling of that we are wondering in heaven ...  more »

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