India is a land of diverse physical features, with five seasons every year. A large number of nature lovers from all over the world come to India to explore the natural diversity of India. There are snow capped mountains, hilly terrains, plains, plateaus, and coastal areas. But there are also deserts and places with extreme and scanty rainfall.

India is a home to hundred of species of wild animals, reptiles, and thousands of birds. The diverse climate and landscape make it an ideal place for the great Indian wild animals. The rivers and the dense forests of the India add to the ecosystem, encouraging further growth of animals in India.

Explore the treasures of Indian wild animals from India their habitat, habits and other interesting facts. India is the abode of marvel of nature called the royal Bengal tiger, great Indian elephant, Indian lion and gigantic Indian one horned rhino.

NORTH INDIA WILDLIFE

Rajasthan

Desert National Park, Jaisalmer - Keoladeo National, park Ghana Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur - Ranthambhore National Park, Sawai Madhopur - Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar

Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve - Valley of Flowers National Park - Govind Wildlife Sanctuary - Nanda Devi National Park - Rajaji National Park - Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary

SOUTH INDIA WILDLIFE

Karnataka

Bandipur Sanctuary (Chamarajanagar) -Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary (Chikmagalur) -Nagarhole National Park (Kodagu) -Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary (Near Mysore)

Kerala

Wildlife / Bird Sanctuaries Periyar/Thekkady - Aralam - Chimmini -Chinnar - Neyyar - Parambikulam - Peechi Vazhani - Peppara - Shenduruney - Wayanad Eravikulam National Park, Silent Valley National Park - Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary -Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

Tamilnadu has an exciting array of flora and fauna. Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary (Niligiris) - Kalakkadu-Mundanthurai Wild Life Sanctuary (Tirunelveli) - Anamalai Wild Life Sanctuary (Pollachi) - Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary - Arignar Anna Zoological Park , Deer Park - Snake Park - Crocodile Bank (Chennai) - Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (Tuticorin and Ramanathapuram) - Point Calimere Wild Life Sanctuary (Nagapattinam)

EAST INDIA WILDLIFE

Bihar

Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary (Rajgir) - Kabar Lake Bird Sanctuary (Begusarai) - Barabar Caves (near Bodhgaya)
,br/> Jharkhand

Jharkhand is the land of Seven Hundred Hills, Forest, Waterfalls, Lakes and Rivers and Flora & Fauna. There are many wildlife sanctuaries-Hazaribagh National Forest - Betla Tiger Reserve Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary (Palamau district) - Palamu Sanctuary (Palamau district) - Netarhat Wildlife Sanctuary

West Bengal

Sunderbans Tiger Reserve - Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary - Buxa Tiger Reserve - Gorumara National Park - Jayanti

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Wandoor National Park (30 kms south-west of Port Blair), Mount Harriet National Park (South Island, 10 km from Port Blair), Saddle Peak National Park (5km from Diglipur), Marine National Park (20 km from Port Blair)

WEST INDIA WILDLIFE

Goa

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary (Near Ponda) - Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuaries (Canacona) - Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary (Molem) - Salim AM Bird Sanctuary (Chorao)br/>
Madhya Pradesh

Bandhavgarh National Park (north-east of Jabalpur) - Kanha National Park (Mandla / Balaghat districts) - Panna Tiger Reserve

Chattisgarh

There are 3 National Parks and 11 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Chhattisgarh. The 3 National Parks are Indravati, Kanger Valley and Guru Ghasidas. The 11 wildlife sanctuaries are -Achanakmar, Badalkhol, Bhairamgarh, Barnawapara, Gomarda, Pamed, Semarsot, Sitanadi & Udanti Tiger Reserve, Tamorpingla, and Bhoramdeo.

Gujarat

The Little Rann - Gir National Park (Junagadh District) - Marine National Park (near Jamnagar) - Wild Ass National Park -Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary - Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary - Jessore Sloth Beer Sanctuary - Barda Wildlife Sanctuary -Kachchh Desert Wildlife Sanctuary

Maharashtra

Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary - The Navegaon Forest Resort (Vidarbha region) - Dajipur Bison Sanctuary (Kolhapur and Sindhudurg districts) - Tadoba National Park (Near Chandrapur) - Bird Sanctuaries (Sholapur districts) - Mahim Nature Park (Bandra Sion Link Road) - Karnala Bird Sanctuary (Near Mumbai)

WEST INDIA WILDLIFE

Arunachal Pradesh

More than five hundred bird species have been recorded in Arunachal Pradesh, many of which are highly endangered and restricted to this state. Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary (East Kameng) -Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary (Lower Subansiri) - Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary (Dibang Valley Lohit) - Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary (Lohit)

Assam


Manipur

Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur) -Manipur Zoological Garden (6 km from Imphal)

Meghalaya

Balpakram Wildlife Sanctuary - Nokrek Biosphere Reserve (Garo Hi Cave Is district) - Siju

Tripura

Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary (Near Agartala)- Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary (Agartala)- Gondacherra Wild Life Sanctuary (Agartala) - The Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary (Agartala)


Murlen National Park, Tualchang Wildlife Sanctury, Vanhimailian Wildlife Park, Ngengpui Wildlife Park, Khawanglung Wildlife Park, Thorangtlang Wildlife Park

Sikkim
Kangchendzonga National Park - Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary - Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary - Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary