Approximately 190 km away from Udaipur, in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat on the Gujarat-Rajasthan border, is located the Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary, home to the endangered sloth bear. Named after the picturesque Jessore hill, which is the second highest peak in Gujarat, the sanctuary is spread over an area of 180.66 sq km and houses a number of endangered species of flora and fauna.

One can find leopards, Rhesus macaque, Indian civet cat, porcupine, fox, striped, hyena and wild boar etc. It provides shelter to a variety of birds, including some rare species. The area was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in May 1978 and plays a vital role in conserving Aravalli's ecosystem, acting as a buffer between the desert and the forest. The best time to visit the sanctuary is after monsoon and winter.

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