Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kotagarh wildlife sanctuary located in the Baliguda subdivision of Kandhamal district is rich in biodiversity.This wild Life Sanctuary with an extensive area of 399.5 Sq.Kms is well Spreaded over the part jurisdiction of Kotagarh and Tumudibandha Range under Kotagarh, Tumudibandha and Daringabadi C.D.Block of Balliguda Civil Sub-Division.b)The main vegetation of the place consists of dense deciduous forests with grasslands.The sanctuary is home to a large number of mammals and reptiles . Major wildlife species are elephant, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, peafowl, red jungle fowl and a variety of reptiles.