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Rajasthan Tourism –» Rajasthan Wildlife

Rajasthan Wildlife

Sariska NationalPark is teeming with wildlife and some of the resident species include sambhar, nilgai, wild cats, wild bear, chital, four horned antelopes and a variety of deer.

Ranthambore National Park is one of the most popular National Parks in India. It was conferred the status of a National Park in the year 1957 and came under the ambit of "Project-Tiger" in the year 1974.

The sanctuary located in Mount Abu was declared as a protected area in the year 1960 and ever since then this sanctuary which is spread over the gorgeous Aravalli range of mountains has been attracting not only domestic tourists but also tourists from overseas.

The Kumbhalgarh sanctuary is spread over an area of 578 sq. kms and is located at an altitude ranging from 500to 1300 meters. The sanctuary is a mere 65 kms. from Udaipur.

The KeoladeoGhana National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is strategically located just 7 kms away from the town of Bharatpur.

Jaisamand sanctuary was established in the year 1957 with an area of 160 sq.kms. The Jaisamand Sanctuary is famous fordeer, wild boar, panther, four horned antelope, chital, chinkara and numerous avian species.

The Gajner wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 32 kms. from the town of Bikaner. In the days of yore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary used to be royal hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Bikaner.

The Desert National Park is located at a distance of 40kms. from Jaisalmer and exemplifies the unusual ecological biodiversity of the renowned Thar desert.

The Darrahsanctuary is spread over an area of 250 sq. kms and is strategically located 50 kms. away from the town of Kota.