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PROTECTED WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES AND PARKS

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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 PROTECTED WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES AND PARKS

National parks and sanctuaries are administered at the state level and are promoted by them as a tourist attraction, which earns them sufficient revenue to run the sanctuaries.

 

 

DACHIGAM SANCTUARY, J & K

The wildlife here includes rare Kashmiri stags, black bears, and one-horned deer.

 

 

JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK, U.P.

Famous for its tigers.

 

 

SUNDERBANS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

A haven for tigers but it also includes fishing cats and birds.

 

 

MANAS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Situated in Assam. Most well-known for tigers, swamp deers and langurs.

 

 

KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

This park in Assam is famous for its one-horned  Rhinos.

 

 

RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL APRK

Ranthambore or Sawai Madhopur in Rajsthan is famous for its lake tigers.

 

 

KOELADEO BIRD SANCTUARY

The best-known bird sanctuary in India, situated in Rajasthan. Also called Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, it is home to many migrating birds from Siberia and China. It also houses deer and other wildlife.

 

 

GIR NATIONAL PARK, GUJARAT

This oasis in the deserts of Gujarat is famous for its Asiatic lions.

 

 

KANHA NATIONAL PARK

A spectacular and most exciting park for wildlife in Madhya Pradesh. Famous for tigers.

 

 

PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

A large, scenic park in Kerala which is famous for elephants.

 

 

SARISKA, RAJASTHAN

Known for its tiger sanctuary.

 

 

NALSAROVER WETLANDS SANCTUARY, GUJARAT

Famous for its birds.

 

 

BANDHAVGARH, M.P.

Houses the white lions.

 

 

CHILKA LAKE, ODISHA

Known for its migratory birds and Olive Ridley turtles which face the danger of extinction.

 

 

 



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