GAUTAM BUDDHA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Year of Notification :1976
Area:121.14 sq. km.
Important mammals : Leopard, Indian Elephant, Common Langur, Wild Dog, Giant Squirrel, Barking Deer, Hyaena, Nilgai, Sambhar, Wild Pig, Jackal, Fox, Pangolin, Porcupine.
Important Birds : Vulture, Eagle, Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Pheasant, Indian Roller, Golden Oriole, Red Vented Bulbul, Indian Tree Pie, Brahminy Myna.
Important Reptiles : Chameleon, Python.
How to reach : Nearest railway station Koderma 30 kms & nearest airport Ranchi 170 kms.
When to visit: October to March