Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve
The wild life reserve with an area of 305 sq. kms. Is situated in the extreme southwest of Nepal with in the eastern blends of Mahakali River. Sal, asna, semal, karma, khoir and sissou are the trees that make up the forest of Sukla Phanta. Grasslands is the habitat for bispid, hare, pygmy, heg, barasingha (swamp deer). The wild life reserve is also a home for the wild elephant, tiger, blue bull, leopard, chital, hog deer, jackal, porcupine and other. More than 200 species of birds along with heron, ducks, storks & king fishers. Reptiles includes the marsh mugger, Indian python, monitor, lizard, cobra, krait and rat snake.