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Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India
Pakhal Lake is a man-made lake in the Pakhal sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh, a state in Southern India.
Pakhal Lake, situated amidst undulating forest land hills and dales is a popular retreat for the tourists. The lake, constructed around 1213 A.D. by Kakatiyan Ruler, Ganapathidev and spread over an area of 30 Sq.Km., provides a beautiful site. Set around the shores of this lake is the Pakhal Wild Life Sanctuary with an area of 839 sq km. It is a dense forest shelter for a variety of fauna.
Wild animals like tiger or a leopard or a bear can be spotted here. You can also find can find a herd of deer roaming freely in the wild. The sanctuary is also harboring mammals like panthers, hyensa, wolf, wild dogs, jackals, sloth bear, nilgai, porcupine, langoor, Reptiles like python, cobra, common krait, monitor lizard and Crocodiles.
Pakhal is situated about 50 km east of Warangal and it is well connected by road passing through the east while taluk headquarters of Narsampet which about 12 km away. There is a frequent bus services from Narsampet to this place.