The Adichunchanagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is located in which state/UT?
*The Adichunchanagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) *
The Adichunchanagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is situated in Mandya locale of Karnataka and spreads a zone of more than 0.88 square kilometers. This was made chiefly for the preservation of peacocks. It additionally houses almost 250 types of winged animals.
This asylum is arranged close to Chunchanagiri Temple and Pilgrimage focus in Nagamangala Taluk of Mandya District. Adichunchanagiri is a run of the mill inland South Indian Hill portrayed by goliath tors stacked upon by stones of different sizes. Adichunchanagiri has been a journey and instructive focus since the start of this century. The primary warning to pronounce the territory as Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary was issued in 1981 and in this way, last notice was issued in 1999. There is a decent populace of peafowls in Adichunchanagiri mostly because of the phenomenal security agreed by a method for solid religious supposition kept up and lectured by Adichunchanagiri Swamiji and their followers.
The territory of Karnataka in South India has a rich assorted variety of widely varied vegetation. It has a recorded woodland territory of 38720 km2 which constitutes 20.19% of the aggregate geological region of the state. These backwoods bolster 25% of the elephant populace and 20% of the tiger populace of India. Numerous locales of Karnataka are as yet unexplored and new types of widely varied vegetation are as yet found. The Western Ghats mountains in the western area of Karnataka are a biodiversity hotspot. Two sub-bunches of the Western Ghats, Talacauvery, and Kudremukh in Karnataka, are in a provisional rundown of locales that could be assigned as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. It winged creature and state creature of Karnataka are the Indian elephant and Indian roller respectively. The state blossom and state trees are lotus and sandalwood individually. Karnataka is home to 406+ tigers (around 12% of tigers in the world).