The Wildlife Of India

India, is a country having numerous types of flora and fauna. It has water bodies, mountains, plains, forests, valleys as well as desert. The wildlife in India is very diverse. There are number of animals and creatures residing in their own habitat. Thus, we can say, India is a home to all and every kind of animals due to it’s diverse regions and climate. The forests here are splendid and deep in them resides great carnivores which are an attraction for every jungle safari lover. India has many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks which provide the humans to go on a safari and dive deep into the forests and explore them. A jungle safari is all over a different experience. It is always fun to roam where the wifi is weak. Life among the dense forests, trees, bushes and ofcourse various types of animals and birds is just much more simpler. So, take a look on some of the most visited wildlife regions turned into sanctuaries in India.

1. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett is one of the oldest national park in Nainital, Uttarakhand. It was built in the year 1936. You will find a considerable amount of land covered with deciduous forest as well as pine tree forests. Jim Corbett is a home to variety of animals like leopard, elephants, sambhar deers but the main attraction is the Bengal Tiger. It is one of the most visited national park for nature lovers.


2. Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is situated in Assam. It is a beautiful forest with lots of greenery and scenic beauty. Kaziranga is a home to largest number of the great One Horned Rhinoceros and Tigers. It also has a large number of other animals like leopards, Asian buffalo, and deer.


3. Gir National Park

Gir National Park is located in the state of Gujarat. It is one of the most visited national parks of all time in India. It is home to the great Asiatic lions which are its main attractions. It also has very large and different species of flora and fauna. It also has a number of other animals like leopards, sloth bears, and deers.


Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park is located in Madhya Pradesh. It is the forest with the highest number of tigers. It is a beautiful forest and has a record of most tiger sightings in India. It is a very ancient forest with caves and primitive scriptures.


5. Kanha National Park

Kanha is the largest forest in Madhya Pradesh. It is spread across 940 sq kilometers. It is home to tigers, sloth bears, jackals, leopards, etc. It is a beautiful forest with green and bamboo trees. This forest is divided into three zones, namely, Kanha, Kisli, and Mukki.


6. Pench National Park

Pench is an inspiration to Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book”. Pench National Park got its name from the Pench river which flows exactly from the middle and divides the forest into two equal parts. One part is in Madhya Pradesh and the other is in Maharashtra. Pench is home to variety of animals like tigers, bears, deers, snakes and leopards.


7. Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park is situated in the state of Karnataka. It was built in the year 1974. It has variety of fauna and fauna and is home to various endangered animals like cobra, flying lizard and other animals like elephants, tigers etc.


8. Periyar National Reserve: Periyar National Reserve is located in the state of Kerela. It is named after the Periyar river flowing in the region. It was established in the year 1928 and is home to rare species of bat, macaque, squirrels and tigers, and Asiatic elephants.

So, these were some of the most famous wildlife national parks of India. There are many more just like them where the tourist can visit and enjoy the safari in the jungle.

Post Author: Tanvi Shaligram

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