Andhra Pradesh has a network of 22 sanctuaries and 4 national parks covering an area of 12,579.205 km². or 4.57% of the geographical area of the state. There are 3 zoos established in the state.
|Wild Life Sanctuaries||Area
|Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary||893.00|
|Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary||29.81|
|Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary||803.00|
|Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary||635.40|
|Papikonda Wildlife Sanctuary||591.00|
|Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary||235.70|
|Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary||194.81|
|Nagarjunasagar Srisailam (Project Tiger)||3568.00|
|Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Project Elephant)||357.60|
|Sri Penusula Narasimha||1030.85|
|Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary||70.70|
|Sri Venkateshwara Sanctuary and National Park||525.97|
|Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park||1.425|
|Mrugavani National Park||3.60|
|Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park||14.59|
|Zoo park||Location||Area (in Acres)|
|Nehru Zoological Park||Hyderabad||1000 acres (4 km²)|
|Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park||Tirupati||5,532 acres (22 km²)|
|Indira Gandhi Zoological Park||Visakhapatnam||625 acres (2.5 km²)|
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