India is a heaven for wildlife lovers. India becomes paradise for wild life enthusiastic as it offers ample opportunities of sighting of various big mammals like Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Asian Elephants , Greater One-horned rhinos , Asiatic Lions , Sloth bear , Wild buffalos, Barasingha and various species of antelopes with many other rare species of birds in their natural habitats in Indian forests.
India is home to some of world’s bio-diverse regions. India encompasses high mountains of Himalaya, desert of Thar, thick forest of teak and sal, wetlands, wetlands , swampland and marshy lands and areas surrounding rivers. All of these vivid geographical conditions makes India as home to different flora and fauna in different national parks across the country.
Home to many charismatic species both large and small, India is home to 400 species of mammals, 1250 birds, 460 reptiles, 240 amphibians and 2550 fish – among the highest species count for any country.
The region’s diverse wildlife is preserved in more than 120 national parks, 18 Bio- reserves and more than 500 wildlife centuries across the country. Most important and usually visited wildlife national parks in India are Ranthambre National Park in Rajasthan in north India, Gir National Park in Gujrat in west India , Dudhwa National park in Uttar Pradesh in north India, Bandhavgarh National Park , Kanha National Park and Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh in central India, Kaziranga National Park in Assam in east India, Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park in Karnataka in South India and Periyar National Park in Kerala in South India.