Sahyadri Wildlife Sanctuary is popularly known as Bhimashanker Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is located at a height ranging between 2,100 ft to 3,800 ft and is spread across an area of 120 sq. km. in Sahyadri ranges. Tourists can spot different animals in the sanctuary including leopards, barking deer, sambar, wild boar, hyena and jumbo size squirrel.Malabar grey hornbill, Quaker babbler, Malabar whistling thrush, green pigeon and grey jungle fowl are some of the birds that can be seen in this sanctuary. In addition, tourists can also see Jyotivanti trees, which glow in the dark during rainy season. The sanctuary is surrounded by beautiful mountains and hills and ideal foractivities like hiking, rock climbing and trekking.