Located in Dhamtari district of Chhatisgarh, Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most famous and important wildlife sanctuaries in central India. Named after the Sitanadi River that originates in the middle of the sanctuary, Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its lush green flora and rich and unique fauna. The flora in Sitanadi Sanctuary mainly comprises of Sal, Teak and Bamboo forests. The major wildlife found in Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is Tigers, Leopards and many more wild species. . A sizable bird population are also found in the sanctuary.