MAMMALS IN FORESTS AROUND THE
1. Sloth Bear- Rare. Occasional
sightings near the caves and the grasslands.
2. Indian Gaur- Commonly sighted
near the grasslands, in forest clearings and near water.
3. Barking Deer – Commonly
sighted near forest clearings and waterholes.
4. Sambhar- Occasionally
sighted on grasslands and the main road to the property.
5. Common Leopard- extremely
rare. Sighted by guests, staff and locals.
6. Indian Tiger- Extremely rare.
Sighted on few occasions by staff and locals.
7. Rudy Mongoose- frequently
sighted at daybreak and dusk on the forest paths.
8. Palm Civet- commonly sighted
on main road and near village settlements.
9. Small Indian Civet- commonly
sighted on the main road leading to the property.
10. Wild Dog- Rarely sighted,
the wild dog is a transit mammal in our forests.
11. Jungle cat- extremely rare.
Sighted by researchers and locals on a few occasions.
12. Mouse deer- Rare.
Occasional sightings on various trails in the property.
13. Wild Boar- frequently
sighted at dawn and dusk at various locales in property.
14. Indian hare- commonly
sighted on the plateaux in the property.
15. Giant squirrel- documented
in forests near the Haltar nallah.
16. Flying Squirrel- a
nocturnal mammal, documented in dense evergreen forests.
17. Black faced Langur-
commonly found in small groups in tree canopy
18. Indian Pangolin- rare and
found in secondary forests in the area.
19. Slender Loris- an endangered
mammal, 3 pairs have been documented in the past.
20. Bonnet macaque- commonly
found in and around the property in troupes.