The Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary (AWLS) is located at a distance of 15 km from the city Abohar in the Fazilka district of Punjab and spread over 186.5 sq km area. It is a unique open sanctuary which encompasses 13 revenue villages. The sanctuary is known for highest number of black bucks, besides other protected species. Its 100-m diameter area is termed as Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ). It is home to several varieties of flora and fauna such as Acacia nilotica, Azadirachata indica, Blue Bull, Porcupines, Hare and Wild Boar.