Fauna In Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park is occupied by bamboo and lush sal forests in hundreds of acres area and beautifully complimented with the streams and ravines and greasy meadows. This place is a perfect, indeed a paradise for the numbers of wild animals. Since 1955, this kanha national park is functional and thus offer a natural habitat to a large variety of animals. It is also a home to some endangered species of animal and continuously workout to increase the number of that species over the course of time. For all these reasons, Kanha is known as one of the best national parks of country.

Kanha national park is famous as Kanha Tiger Reserve. As it is a home to Majestic, Royal Bengal Tigers, it attracts a large number of wild life enthusiast from different corners of the world. A great place for wild life enthusiasts. Tourists enjoy special safari ride to explore the jungle and the fauna of the Kanha National Park. It offers opportunity to spot numbers of other wild animals apart from the majestic tiger. There are numbers of the other species of carnivores which can be easily spotted in Kanha National Park while exploring the dense jungle of Kanha.

Kanha National Park is the land of carnivores and herbivores animals. In this amazing reserve of Kanha, you will find varieties of animals of different species in abundance. This is the only place where there is a suitable habitat of the rare hard ground Barasingha which is famous by the name of “Jewel of Kanha” and also has suitable habitat for majestic tiger.

Some of the important faunas which are in abundance found in the vast area of Kanha National park:
  • Reptiles: Indian Cobra, Python, Indian Krait, Russell’s Viper, Common Skink, Common Rat Snake, Fan Throated Lizard, Indian Monitor and Indian Garden Lizard etc.
  • Mammals: Panther, Tiger, Sambar, Chital, Black Buck, Bara singha, Barking Deer, Gaur, Chousingha, Jackal, Wild Pig, wild dog, Sloth Bear and many others.
  • Fishes: Giant Danio, Mud Perches, Common Rasbora, Green Snakehead and Brown snake head.
  • Birds: there are around 300 species of birds here in this national park. The most common birds which can be easily spotted out are Bee eaters, Black ibis, Blossom headed parakeets, Cattle Egret, Pond Heron, Common Teal, Drongos, Grey Hornbill, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Indian Roller, Little Grebes, Lesser Whistling Teal, Lesser Adjutants, Pied Hornbill, Minivets, Pigeon, Woodpecker, Mynas, Paradise Flycatchers, Red Jungle Fowl, Pea Fowl, Steppe Eagle, Red Wattled Lapwing, Tickell’s Flycatcher, White- breasted Kingfisher, White-eyed Buzzard, White-browed Fantail Flycatcher, Warblers, Wood Shrikes and many other.

Thousands of Ornithologists and bird watchers visit this amazing bird paradise every year and just get attracted by spotting these beautiful and varieties of birds. The grassy and the bamboo forests are the perfect place to spot numbers of birds in their natural habitat. Tourists get amazed by spotting some attractive water birds near the Sarvantal and the reserbe’s rivulets.

The fauna of Kanha National Park is unique and so attracts a large number of wild life enthusiasts every year. It offers a memorable experience to the wild life lovers.

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