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Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary

Post by Admin,Apr 27,2019.
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  • The Manjira sanctuary situated along the river Manjira in Telangana. Originally a crocodile sanctuary, today more than 70 species of birds are spotted here and is home for the vulnerable species mugger crocodile.
  • Mugger crocodile
    • The mugger crocodile most commonly found in freshwater environments such as rivers, lakes, hill streams, and village ponds. It can live in fresh water and coastal saltwater lagoons.
    • It also can live in human-made reservoirs.
    • This crocodile does not migrate seasonally, inhabiting the same locale in wet seasons or dry seasons. This species makes burrows on land in a wide variety of habitats.
    • Mugger crocodile has been listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.