Soor Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary & Bear Rescue Centre
Soor Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary is located just 30 km away and in midst of Mathura & Agra. It is home to more than 165 species of resident birds & migratory birds. The sanctuary also has the population of more than 300 of pythons. It is also one of the biggest bear resue centre of India for dancing bear . Main highlights of Soor Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary includes
Bear Rescue Centre
Started with a group of 25 rescued dancing bear in year 2005,the rescue centre is now home to more than 300 former dancing bears, where they are taken care of by various wildlife experts. Sheer number of bears makes it world's single largest bear sanctuary. The centre also serves as education centre for visiting school groups.
Home to more than 165 migatory and resident birds. Soor Sarovar also provides wonderful oppoturnity of bird watching, bird nesting, bird photography . It is listed as an (IBA ) important bird area IN 135 . Sanctuary covers an area of 8 sq km and has a beautiful lake covering the area of 2.25 km with the depth of 4 meter to 8 meters.
Sanctuary also has more than 300 pythons, sighting of which can also be exciting & fun for tourists and children.