Balukhand-Konark Sanctuary

In this article, there are some points which tell about the backhand-Konark sanctuary

  • This Konark sanctuary is situated along the sea coast between Puri and Konark.
  • It is traversed by the rivulets such as Nuanai RiverKusabhadra RiverKaduna River and Prachi River.
  • The flora of the area includes casuarina, acacia, cashew, eucalyptus, neem, karanjia, etc.
  • The region is famous for the occurrence of a large number of blackbucks and spotted deer.
  • The prominent fauna also includes monkey, squirrel, jungle cat, hyena, jackal, mongoose and variety of birds and reptiles.
  • Olive Ridley Sea Turtles nest on the beaches.

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