Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary is home to nearly 131 species of wild animals like tiger, leopard, jungle cat, sloth bear and wild dog. Many of the species are included under the endangered species' list like two species of bird, two species of reptiles, Indian python and common Indian monitar. Wild boar, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer, blue bull, jungle cat, jackal, peacock, jungle fowl and flying squirrel are also found in this sanctuary.
Tribals of Gond community are local people in and around the Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary. Local language is Marathi, Telugu, Madia and Gondi. Prashant Dham at Chaprala, Chaprala Temple and Markanda Temple are other places of other interest around the sanctuary.
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Air: Nearest airport is at Nagpur (243 km)
Rail: railway station is at Ballarpur (70 km). Ballarpur and Chandrapur are very close by and well connected via road network. The nearest bus station from the sanctuary is situated at Chandrapur and Ballarpur. Chandrapur is 85 km away from the sanctuary. From the stations, one can take a cab to Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s difficult to find buses to the sanctuary from here.