Andhra Pradesh Wildlife Snapshot

Introduction

Policy & Go's

WildLife Policy of GOI

National Zoo Policy

Zoo Authority of A.P.

WildLife Compensation Guidelines

Right To Information ACT

National Parks

S.No. Name District Area (in Sq.kms.)
1 Sri Venkateswara National Park Chittoor 525.97
2 Rajiv Gandhi National Park Kadapa 2.3
3 Papikonda National Park Ease Godavari & West Godavari 1012.9


Zoo Parks

S.No. Name District Area (in ha.)
1 Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park Chittoor 275.00
2 Indira Gandhi Zoological Park Visakhapatnam. 253.00


Sanctuaries

S.No. Name of the Wildlife Sanctuary District Area (in ha.)
1 Coringa East Godavari 235.7
2 Kolleru WLS West Godavari & Krishna 308.55
3 Krishna WLS Krishna 194.81
4 Rajiv Gandhi WLS (Tiger Reserve) Kurnool, Prakasam & Guntur 2131.31
5 Rollapadu WLS Kurnool 6.14
6 GundlaBrahmeswara WLS (Extended Core) Kurnool & Prakasam 1194
7 Sri Lankamalleswara WLS Kadapa & SPSR Nellore 464.42
8 Nelapattu WLS SPSR Nellore 4.58
9 Pulicat WLS SPSR Nellore 600
10 Kaundinya WLS Chittoor 357.6
11 Sri Venkateswara WLS Chittoor 525.97
12 Kambalakonda WLS Visakhapatnam 70.7
13 PenusilaNarasimha WLS SPSR Nellore & Kadapa 1030.9

Deer Parks

Under Forest Department Control

S.No. Name District Area (in ha.)
1 Kandaleru Deer Park Nellore 25.00
2 Chittoor RF Deer Park Chittoor. 3.25


Under Private Organizations Control

S.No. Name District Area (in ha.)
1 Deer Park, Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Green Belt East Godavari 5.00
2 Deer Park, GVK Power Plant East Godavari 5.00


Nagarjuna Sagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve

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Inroduction


Area Statement

S.No. Name of the Division District Area (in Sq.kms.)
1 Guntur Guntur 325.54
2 WLM Atmakur Kurnool 411.00
3 WLM Markapur Prakasam 665.18
4 Extended GBM Sanctuary 1194.00
5 Buffer 729.59

Flora Diversity

The tiger reserve harbors endemic species like Andrographis nallamalayana, Eriolaena lushingtonii, Crotalaria madurensis var, Dicliptera beddomei and premna hamitonii making it a prospective germ plasm bank. It has been estimated that there are 1581 taxa spread over 149 families occuring in Nallamala which include 29 grass species and 353 medicinal species.


Faunal Diversity

Over 80 species of mammals,303 species of Birds,54 species of reptiles ,20 amphibians, 55 fishes, 101 Butterfiles, 57 species of Moths,45 species of Coleopterans, 35 species of Odonata and numerous other forms of insects are found in the area. The recent Bio-systematic studies carried out by the scientists of Eco-Research and monitoring laboratories led to the discovery of certain new species which were hitherto not recorded.

Sheshachalam BioSphere

Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve