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Eastern Ghats Nature Interpretation Centre in Kambalakonda WLS


Why is it in the news?

  • The Eastern Ghats Nature Interpretation Centre is set to open within the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary.

More about the news

  • The Eastern Ghats Nature Interpretation Centre (EG-NIC) is a unique project situated within the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • It offers an immersive experience designed to showcase the diverse ecosystems of the Eastern Ghats, spanning from Odisha to Tamil Nadu.
  • The primary goal of the centre is to inform, educate, and inspire visitors about the rich biodiversity present in the Eastern Ghats Mountain Range.
  • The project is a collaborative effort involving wildlife artists, illustrators, sculptors, architects, wildlife biologists, translators, and content creators.
About Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Location: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Named after a local hill named Kambalakonda.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Characterized by dry evergreen forest mixed with scrub and meadows.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The terrain in the sanctuary is hilly, featuring steep slopes.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Dominated by species like Indian screw tree, Bush plum tree, Jungle berry bunches.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Presence of Indian leopard, Indian pangolin, Madras treeshrew, Barking Deer, Jackal and Russell鈥檚 viper or Daboia russelii.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Inhabitants include Indian Golden oriole, Indian peafowl, Banded Bay Cuckoo.

 

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