Purna Wildlife Sanctuary


The Purna Wildlife Sanctuary in Dangs is scattered over a sprawling plot measuring approximately 160.8 square kilometers and positioned at the southern fringe of the state of Gujarat.

Being regarded as a flank belonging to the Western Ghats, Purna Wildlife Sanctuary in Dangs is jam-packed with damp deciduous trees and thick bamboo brakes which provides an apt ambiance for an entire caboodle of fauna to flourish.

The Purna Wildlife Sanctuary in Dangs gained the recognition of being considered as a sanctuary in the year 1990.

The Purna Wildlife Sanctuary in Dangs houses a wide variety of fauna, as many as 170 species that attracts the attention of a major bulk of botanists from all over the country. The diverse gamut of fauna that is proudly displayed at the Purna Wildlife Sanctuary at Dangs truly deserves appreciation.

The Purna Wildlife Sanctuary in Dangs is however not lonely in this endeavor to secure the lives of various biological resources. The Vansda National Park has also joined hands with the Purna Wildlife Sanctuary located at Dangs to revive various life-forms and preserve them.

Some prominent names are :-
  • Diverse species of Bamboo
  • Teak
  • Dudhalo
  • Sissio
  • Safed Siras
  • Tanach
  • Kalam
  • Salad
  • Khair
  • Karanj
  • Haldu
  • Chopadi bondara
The fauna at the Purna Wildlife Sanctuary located in Dangs is also quite breathtaking. This rich heritage of animals had been persistent since the Mughal period. The forest known as 'Mahal' is one of the best known wild destination in the entire state. Some of the animals that can be spotted here are :-
  • Wild Bulls.
  • Elephants.
  • Sloth Bears.
  • One-horned Rhinoceros.


Last Updated on : 30 September 2011