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Surnisar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: 42-km From Jammu, J&K
Coverage area : 97.82-sq-kms
Main attractions: Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Leopard
Best time to visit : Mammal viewing - September to March / Bird viewing - March to May
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-- By rail : Nearest railhead is Jammu (56-km).
-- By air : Nearest airport is Jammu (58-km)
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Named for the two lakes on each corner of it, this sanctuary comprises an area of 98.82-sq-kms and supports a mammal population of 8 species including Goral, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Leopard and 15 species of birds. There is a multitude of birds found in the sanctuary, which includes Black Partridge, Red Jungle Fowl, Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Green Pigeon, Blue Rock Pigeon, and Rufus Turtle Dove.


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