410 km of
desert ecology speckled with dhok, ronj, salai, ber and palm trees
boast some of the best wildlife sightings Asia has to offer.Three
major lakes serve as watering holes for the herbivorous and carnivorous
creatures that inhabit this national park studded as it is with
Rajput pavilions and palaces and the imposing Ranthambhor fort.
Among the animals, birds, reptiles that can be spotted in Ranthambhor
are the tiger, the leopard, sambar, blue bull, chital, chinkara,
hyena, jackal, fox, caracal, jungle cat, ratel, sloth bear, langur
and wild boar.
in central India with an area of 365 sq. kms Bandhavgarh has been
the centre of human activity for over 2000 years. Extensively rich
in its flora and fauna the forest is covered by sal trees. Carnivorous
species like the mighty tiger, elusive leopards, caracals, wild
dogs and jungle cats rule the forest with other species of herbivores
like gaurs, sloth bears, macaques, various species of deer family
like sambar, chital, muntjac, antelope species like nilgai, chinkara,
chausingha and supported with scavenger species like jackal, hyenas
in the foothills of the Himalayas a 125 square-mile sal forest preserve,
famed as tiger country.
is set among valleys, hills and deep forests that change colour
with the seasons. It is home to an exotic variety of wild animals
and beautiful birds. Here, herds of spotted deer, play hide and
seek with the shadows. And the big wild cats, the tiger, leopards
and panthers roam free.
Project Tiger Reserve
Tiger Reserve is situated in the Aravali hill range, and is located
in the district of Alwar, Rajasthan. Sariska is in the semi - arid
part of Rajasthan The tract is mainly hilly and undulating and has
numerous narrow valleys, two large plateaus: Kriaska and Kankwari,
and two lakes: Mansarover and Somasagar. Silisad Lake is situated
along the north-eastern boundary of the reserve. The total area
of the reserve is 800 sq. km, of which 30.2 sq. km is a buffer zone
and 497.8 sq. km is the core zone.
The Sariska Sanctuary is a Project Tiger Reserve with a rich wealth
of fauna which includes mainly the leopard, tiger, several species
of deer, porcupine, etc. It is also home to an exotic variety of
birds. Dotting the Sariska valley are facinating ruins which merge
with the landscape and tell tales of history, myth and legend to