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Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary

The famous Someshwara Sanctuary is situated about 40 km from Udupi on Mangalore- Karkala-Agumbe Road at the foot of the Western Ghats. Someshwara is a hamlet in Karkala taluk.It was declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 5th June 1974. Spreads over an area of 88 sq km it is surrounded by semi -evergreen and evergreen forests. The sanctuary consists of rare species of medicinal plants like Lophopetalum wightanium,Machilus Macrantha, and Artocarpus hirsuta ,animals like leopard, tiger, sambar deer, spotted deer, barking deer, wild dog, wild pig, jackal, , lion tailed macaque, bonnet macaque, common langur and gaur, birds like Ceylon frogmouth, Malabar trogon, Malabar whistling thrush and Malabar pied hornbill and Reptiles like python , king cobra and monitor lizard. The other attractions of the sanctuary are Kudremukh National Park which lies on the Southeast of this sanctuary, Onakabbi Falls, Agumbe Sunset Point and Jamblu Tirtha. It opens from 6:00 am-6.00 pm.

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