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Overa - Aru Biosphere Reserve

Location : 76-km Southeast Of Srinagar, Kashmir Region, J&K
Coverage area : 32-sq-kms
Main attractions : Musk Deer, Brown Bear, Leopard
Best time to visit : Mammal Viewing - September to March / Bird Viewing - March to May
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The area is located at a distance of 76-kms from Srinagar to its southeast. It is famous for retaining several rare and endangered species such as the Hangul, Musk Deer, Brown Bear, Leopard, Koklas, Monal and Snow Cock. The altitudinal range varies from 3,000 to 5,425 meters above sea level.


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