***The Wild Ass Sanctuary*** The sanctuary in the Little Rann of Kutch is a fascinating vast stretch of flat, salt cracked barren desert. This is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in India, spanning some 4953 sq. km in area. The sanctuary is the only home of chestnut brown Asiatic Wild Ass or Ghudkhar, which is the last of India’s wild horse family, and one of the most endangered species in the world.
The sanctuary is also a home for gazelle, blue bull, wolf, and Indian foxes, jackal, jungle cat and hare. The sanctuary comprises of a range habitats from saline desert plains, arid grasslands, rocky and thorn scrub to lakes and marshes. The entire area is also a great place for people interested in desert vegetation.