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Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary, Dewas

Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Kannod Tehsil of Dewas district and parts of Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh. It is spread over an area of 132 square kilometers. It is connected to Ratapani Tiger Reserve through corridors. The dry deciduous forest consists of teak, tendu and bamboo.

It has a presence of tigers, which have apparently migrated from Ratapani and colonized Kheoni. Leopards are present in significant numbers. Other commonly found carnivores are jungle cats, jackals and striped hyena. The dominant herbivore species are nilgai, blackbuck, chinkara and chital (spotted deer). Sambar, wild boar, barking deer, four-horned antelope, and palm civet are also present, but rarely sighted.

According to a bird survey done in April 2018, Kheoni has around 125 species of birds, including the state bird of Madhya Pradesh, the Indian paradise flycatcher. Other birds in abundance are plum-headed parakeet, Eurasian collared dove, laughing dove, chestnut shouldered petronia, common crow and black drongo.

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  • Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary is new emerging hotspot for spotting the Wildcats. Good place for picnic with friends.  more »
  • I have visited Kheoni Wildlife sanctuary on 14-15 November 2018. Sanctuary is situated in Dewas district covering area of 124 Sq Km approximately. Sanctuary is nearly 125 Km from Indore. Indore is...  more »
  • The visited these wildlife sanctuary with my family in may. It was quiet a experience in the natural beauty with wild life watching. but it was two hot in may. avoid during summer.  more »
  • Full of biodiversity. Nice arrangement for stay, really appreciate the helpful attitude of forest department. Must visit if you love wildlife.
  • Very good place in a lap of Nature, Very nice spot for adventure & viewing animals, birds . And officer's hospitality is too good. I liked it very much.😊🐵🐕🐯🐆🐦🦆🕊️🌲🌱
  • A place for natural forestry & wildlife Really good for recreation & refreshment
  • Kheowni.. the land of the majestic tiger, Beautiful Peacok and more than 200 species of different birds.. is a natural habitat to a variety of wild animals and birds. For wildlife, birds and nature lovers it's an opportunity to witness the fascinating and rich flora fauna. This sanctuary to your iternity will offer you a thrilling and lifetime achievement.
  • Very nice place for spending time with nature the best part being its very less crowded

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