Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park

Kanha national park is the largest Tiger reserve park in Madhya Pardesh. I is located in the Satpuras’Maikal range across Mandala and Kalaghat districts. The national park was declared a reserve forest in 1879. Then in 1933 it was established a Wildlife sanctuary which then in 1955 was declared a National park. Ruyard Kipling’s famous book The Jugle Book was inspired from the Kanha National park scenes.
 
Kanha National Park
FACTS ABOUT KANHA NATIONAL PARK
•    The Kanha National Park is located in Madhya Pradesh's Maikal range of hills and has an area of 940 square kilometres.
 
•    This vibrant environment inspired Rudyard Kipling, a well-known author who is best known for his masterpiece "The Jungle Book"
 
•    From huge tigers to the most densely populated Barasingha, as well as many types of plants, birds, reptiles, and insects, the Kanha National Park is a perfect home for a diverse range of wild wildlife.
 
•    The Bammi Dadar, also known as Sunset Point, is the greatest place to admire the views.
 
•    Kanha National Park is the country's only woodland, with over 70 species of trees and 200 species of beautiful flowering plants.
 
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•    Kanha's highland forests are tropical moist dry deciduous, and bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) can be found growing on the slopes. In the deciduous area, you can see the most famous Indian Ghost Tree (Kullu).
 
•    The park is home to a large number of leopards, Royal Bengal Tigers, sloth bears, Indian wild dogs, and Barasinghas.
 
Kanha National Park
•    The Park is known around the world for saving the Barasingha from extinction. It's also the first tiger reserve in India to have a mascot named "Bhoorsingh the Barasingha"
 
•    The sal (Shorea robusta) and other mixed forest trees that make up the lowland forest are interspersed with meadows.
 
•    The National park consists of Highland forests. These forests are characterized as tropical moist, dry and deciduous with slopes covered in Bamboo plants.
 
•    Tribes in the area: The Kanha National Park's forest was once inhabited by two indigenous Central Indian tribes, the Gonds and the Baigas. These tribes still live in the neighbourhood villages of the park.

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