Wildlife Madhya Pradesh
in the very heart of India, Madhya Pradesh is a land of contrasts, mainly
consisting of rolling plains interspersed with mighty Vindhya range,
shimmering rivers, verdant valleys and rich dense forests.
The wildlife of Madhya Pradesh is one of its most attractive aspects. With
almost one third of its area covered with forests, Madhya Pradesh houses
about a dozen of National Parks and around 30 wildlife sanctuaries. Most
important wildlife sanctuaries and national parks of the state include Kanha
National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Satpura National Park, Panna
National Park, Sanjay National Park, Van Vihar National Park, Madhav
National Park and Pench National Park.
Bestowed with rich and diverse forest resources, Madhya Pradesh offers a
unique and exciting panorama of wild life. A veritable heaven for wildlife,
Madhya Pradesh provides shelter to a wide variety of wild animals and avian
species as well.
Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park are home to about
one-sixth of world's tiger population. So, the chances of spotting the
world's most fierce beast, is higher than anywhere else in the world.
Apart from tigers, in the lush green forests and wet-lands of the state,
you can see Chital (Spotted Deer), Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Blue-Bull, Gaur,
Sloth Bear, Leopards, Buffalos and many other animal species roaming freely
in their natural habitat.
Exploring the wildlife areas and species of Madhya Pradesh can be one of
the most exciting part of your trip to the state. So, do not miss a chance
to visit them during your trip.
Some Of The Important Wildlife Sanctuaries Of Madhya Pradesh Are :