Bethuadahari Wildlife Sanctuary
Bethuadahari Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Nakashipara area of Nadia District, West Bengal. With an area of 67 ha, it was established in 1980 to preserve the highly diverse Gangetic alluvial ecozone. The sanctuary is home to a large population of Spotted deer (Axis axis), Golden jackal (Canis aureus indicus), Bengal fox (Vulpes bengalensis), Porcupine (Hystrix indica) and Northern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus entellus). Beside mammalian fauna, the area supports various bird and reptilian species. The area also has a population of the Critically Endangered Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) as its main attraction.
Last Updated: November 22, 2016