About Daroji Bear Sanctuary
Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is positioned in Ballari district in Karnataka. It is spread over 82.72 km2. The sanctuary became created solely for the upkeep of the sloth bear. It is set 50 km from Ballari and approximately 15 km from the World Heritage Site Hampi. The region among Daroji in Sandur taluka and Ramasagar of Hospet Taluk is host to numerous sloth bears.
In October 1994, the Government of Karnataka, d 5587.30 hectares of the Bilikallu Forest Reserve as Daroji Bear Sanctuary. 15 years later, in October 2009, the government brought 2685.50 hectares of the Bukkasagara Forest Reserve to the sanctuary. This resulted within the universal place to increase from 5587.3 hectares to 8272.8 hectares.