Gumti sanctuary having 389.540 square kms is located at south-east corner of the state in the south Tripura district. A very large variety of birds including winter visitors are found in the Gumti hydel reservoir. The sanctuary has virgin forests and are catchment areas of Gumti & Khowai rivers. This huge water body attracts many resident and migratory water birds from far off places. It has elephants, bison, Sambar, barking deer, wild goat or sarow, apart from many other animals and reptiles. The sanctuary can be approached via Ambassa and Gandacherra. A high concentration of primate species is noticeable in this sanctuary .Of them the Hoolock gibbon , slow loris, the capped langur, and phayres langur are endangered. It is also home to elephants, leopards, barking deer, wild dog, wild pig etc.amongst mammals.