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Emu Farm Sanctuary, Kirikuti, Daringbadi, Kandhamal

The Emu Farm Sanctuary has situated in Dadubada and about 14 km from Daringibadi in the Kandhamal district. These Emu are less common in Odisha. Emu is an Australian Bird, flightless and one of the Largest flightless birds in the World. They stand up to a height of 6ft. One can see big flocks of Emu birds on the farm, a sight rarely seen in the state. The Kirukuti farm has a large number of both male and female emu birds. Tourists…

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Ambapani Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalahandi

The Ambapani Sanctuary is located 77 km from Bhawanipatna. The picturesque Ambapani hills present a panoramic view of nature. A frolicking valley called “Haladigundi” in this hill range exhibits some peculiar features due to the reflected rays of the sun. In the morning and evening, the objects of vision appear yellow. The whole area abounds in spotted deer, Sambar and Black Panthers who can be seen at the Behera reservoir. 5 K.Ms away are the pre-historic cave paintings at Gudahandi.…

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Olive Ridley, Turtles Nesting, Rushikulya, Ganjam

Rushikulya is located on the Bay of Bengal in Ganjam. It is one of the most prominent places for olive ridley mass nesting, where female turtles arrive on the beach to make their nests and lay their eggs. The breeding time for turtles is from November to May, which time turtles are mating, nesting, and hatching. Olive Ridley turtles usually nest during nighttime. The Odisha Government and the Rushikulya Sea Turtle Protection Committee have taken several steps to secure the…

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Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary, Nuapada

Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district is largely a grass-covered plateau adjoining Udanti and Sitanadi Sanctuaries of Chhatisgarh State. The sanctuary is an attraction to eco-tourists because of waterfalls, caves, archaeological sites at Giribaman, Jumlagarh Fort and Muraguda, and the bird observation points at Jalki and Raital Bandh in Maraguda. Sunabeda is home to 4 tigers and 20 leopards along with other species like Hyena, Barking Deer, Chital, Gaur, Sambar, Sloth Bear, Hill Myna, Pea Fowl, Partridge etc and several…

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