Cities to Visit in Gujarat

Wild Ass Sanctuary

The Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar also known as the Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in the Little Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, close to the Arabian sea. The marshy land of the Wild Ass Sanctuary of Gujarat is the natural home to a wide variety of animal species.
The intermittent grassy land of the Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar is called the baits which is the main vegetation. The Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar at Gujarat is locally known as 'Ghud Khar'. The wild ass belongs to the family of Equide that includes horses, zebras and donkeys.
The wild asses in the Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar in Gujarat are great runners and has the capacity of running at a speed of 70 kilometers per hour during emergency. Apart from the wild asses, ample species of carnivores, reptiles and an array of birds are traced in the Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar.
The wild mammals that resides in the Wild Ass Sanctuary of Gujarat are as follows:
  • Indian Wild Ass
  • Blackbuck
  • Chinkara
  • Nilgai
  • Wolf
  • Caracal
  • Desert Cat
  • Indian Fox
  • Striped Hyena
  • Indian Pangolin
  • Small Indian Mongoose
  • Indian Desert Gerbil
The reptiles found in the Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar are as follows:
  • Spiny-tailed Lizard
  • Yellow Monitor
  • Black Cobra
  • Sand Boa
The avian species found in the Wild Ass Sanctuary, Surendranagar are as follows:
  • Bustard
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Long-legged Buzzard
  • Steppe Eagle
  • Imperial Eagle
  • Laggar Falcon
  • Saker Falcon
  • Short-cared Owl
  • Lesser Flamingo
  • Greater Flamingo
  • Asian Openbill
  • Woolly-necked Stork
  • White Stork
  • Eurasian Spoonbill
  • Great Crested Grebe
  • Great White Pelican
  • Dalmatian Pelican
  • Demoiselle Crane
  • Common Crane
  • Spotbill Duck
  • Gadwall
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Common Pochard
  • Tufted Duck
  • Caspian Tern
  • Pied Avocet
Last Updated on : 30 September 2011