JESSORE SLOTH BEAR SANCTUARY

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Location : Ambaji, Gujarat
Main Animal : Sloth Bear.
Other Attractions : Leopards, Sambhar, Nilgai.
Best Season : October To March.

Located in the Banaskantha district, 35 kms from Palanpur, and 40 kms from Ambaji, Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary is a safe haven for the sloth bear, one of the most peculiar bear species.

UNIQUE BEAR COMMUNITY
Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctury in GujaratUnlike most other species that tend to be aloof and prefer to live alone, the sloth bear prefers to live in a community. The male of the species plays an important part in raising their offspring a trait not visible amongst the other species.

OTHER ANIMALS
Other wildlife found there are leopards, sambhar (deer), nilgai (blue bull), wild boar, porcupine and a variety of birds.

GETTING THERE
Air: The nearest airport is 190 kms away at Ahmedabad .
Rail: The nearest railway stations are at Palanpur (35 kms) and Iqbalgadh (8 kms).

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