Goa Forest Development Corporation

Goa Forest Development Corporation

Panjim Goa

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

OVERVIEW

Covering an area of 8.00 km2 , Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the smallest protected areas in Goa. The Sanctuary is a paradise for nature lovers due to the presence of only small Zoo of the state, Deer Safari Park, Botanical Garden and Eco-tourism Complex. Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in northeastern Goa, in Ponda taluka.  It is a popular destination for both tourists and schoolchildren.  A wide variety of animal life can be encountered, including: sambar deer, Indian bison, Malabar giant squirrel, Indian peafowl and many species of snakes.

FLORA AND FAUNA

The Sanctuary is mostly covered with moist deciduous forest with small patches of semi-evergreen forest and cane along streams. The dominant trees in this Sanctuary are Terminalia crenulata ( Matti, the state tree of Goa) and Rosewood.Although this Sanctuary encompasses small area, it is an ideal habitat for wildlife such as Gaur, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Wild boar, Porcupine, Malabar giant Squirrel, Pangolin & a variety of insects, amphibians, reptiles & birds.

WHAT TO SEE?

Zoological Park
A mini Zoo permits one to see the fauna of Goa in moated enclosures with natural surroundings. Animal exhibits include elephant,Leopard,Hippo, Gaur, Sambar, Deers, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Wild Boar, Crocodiles, Reptiles etc.
Formal Gardens
Spacious lawns, exotic trees, Varieties of roses, and colourful flowering plants in the middle of the forest do please the eye.
Botanical Garden
The large collection of plants is of interest to students.
Nature Education Centre
The NEC houses several exhibits, which visitors can see and interpret.
Nature Trails
For the more energetic the Nature Trails provide information simultaneously affording opportunities to see nature as it is.
Archeological exhibit
One of the best worked images of deity “Gajalaxmi” with several motives in bold relief belonging to the period between VI and VIII century venerated by ancient settlers are located here.
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Goa to Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. https://goo.gl/maps/MGc9nkmnTksQNM5K7

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