(Last Updated on : 08-11-2014)
Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park is located at Chakla in the Indian state of Jharkhand
. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 104 hectare. It is situated by the side of picturesque Getalsud Dam, 20 Km. away from Ranchi
on Ranchi-Ramgarh section of National Highway No. 33. The Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park has been endowed with conservation of endangered species of Jharkhand. It also engages itself in the tourists visiting this wildlife sanctuary.
The biological park houses in captivity the wild animals of various species, such as Tiger, Lion, Leopard
, Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Jackal, Fox, Indian One-horned Rhinoceros, Langur, Monkey, Porcupine, Nilgai, Cheetal, Sambhar, Barking Deer, Black Buck etc. It also has birds like Grey Pelican, Peafowl, Black Ibis, Kite etc. and reptiles like Gharial and Marsh Crocodile in naturalistic enclosures, all within the overall natural sylvan ambience which itself holds free-ranging wild animals like Jungle Cat, Jackal, Fox, Hare, a variety of ground as well as flying birds and snakes. There is also a Rose Garden and a Fern House. Public utilities including canteen, rest-sheds and drinking water points have been provided adequately here. The Park is very popular amongst the denizens of Ranchi and around.
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