Bir Bhunerheri Wildlife Sanctuary

BIR BHUNERHERI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

A popular attraction, Bir Bhunerheri Wildlife Sanctuary, was once the hunting reserve of the erstwhile rulers of Patiala. Declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1972, it covers over 661 hectares and is divided into two by a road running through it. Its flora comprises mixed deciduous trees like shisham, kikar and jamun, while the fauna boasts of black buck, sambar, and blue bull; primates like the rhesus macaque; jungle cats and a variety of partridges, parakeets, quails and pigeons.

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