Andhra Pradesh has splendid wildlife
reserves, one of such is the Eturnagara wildlife sanctuary, which is 55-
km from Warangal. The sanctuary
is located near the
Pradesh and Andhra border. It is one
of the oldest sanctuaries of Andhra Pradesh. In the year 1952 on 30th
January the erstwhile Hyderabad
Government because of its rich bio-diversity declared it as a sanctuary.
The land is undulating from steep slopes to gentle slopes from west to east. Three-quarters of the area consist of a plain while the rest is hilly with many streams and springs. The vegetation here is tropical dry deciduous with teak and other trees of good quality standing 60ft and above.
A perennial water source called "Dayyam Vagu", divides the sanctuary into almost two halves. It is home to Tiger, Leopard, Panther, Wolf, Wild Dogs, Jackals Sloth Bear, Chousingha, Black Buck, Nilgai, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Four Horned Antilope, Chinkara, Black Buck Giant Squirrels and many kinds of birds. Reptiles like Crocodiles (Mugger), Python, Cobra, Kraite, Star Tortoise and Monitor Lizard are also found over here.
Rail: Nearest railway station is at
Road: It is well connected by State buses. It is about 55-km from Warangal and 200-kms from Hyderabad .
Forest rest house and hotel accommodation
is available at Warangal.