A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. Some of the important wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the Western part of the country are Gir National Park in Gujarat, , Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa etc. Lion Tailed Macaque Lion Tailed Macaque is endemic to the Western Ghats of South India and known for its outstanding characteristic and lion tail. These include the , the , Bengal tiger, , , and , which suffered a near-extinction from ingesting the carrion of -treated cattle. The Forest Department is responsible for the management of forests and wildlife in the state of Rajasthan. Gir National Park and Sasan Gir Sanctuary, Gujarat The Gir National Park and the Sasan Gir Sanctuary of Gujarat are the only wildlife sanctuaries in India that have Asiatic Lions.
Some species of birds have gone extinct in recent times, including the Rhodonessa caryophyllacea and the Ophrysia superciliosa. Peace Pagoda got its name like that because of many reasons mainly the silence persists in and around the pagoda always. The vegetation in these region occurs only along the rivers. Where to Stay: Explore: 18. The stupa came into existence in order to spread the word of peace and harmony among people and it came into establishment as a commemoration of the valuable 2500 years of Buddhism. Name — Panthera pardus fusca Family — Felidae Total Population — 14,000 Kingdom — Indian Subcontinent Conservation Status — Vulnerable Indian Leopards are known for their ability of climbing the tress and are powerful swimmers.
These forests have Gondwana origins i. About the author: Anjali Wadhwa is a wildlife aficionado, wanderer, devourer of books, daydreamer and traveler who want to explore the unified jungles of India. Structure of the stupa Among the two structures of the pagoda, the first level depicts the central relief of Dharmachakra which has deer on each side and the turning wheel of Dharma also has a golden image of Buddha at the center. This means that the animals have no place to go. Therefore, the need for wildlife conservation has now become a necessity.
Write to us: contact thebetterindia. While Tigers are the most dominant species of this park, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Wild Dog, Barking Deer are some of the other attractions. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. The Wild Life Protection Act, 1972, has several provisions for the conservation of wildlife. Other than India, Blackbuck can be found in Nepal and Pakistan. But the banks of the lake give space for several birds and animals very rarely seen in the other parts of India. Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, plenty of people come for an to see this beach, to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size.
Most of the fruits we eat are born because of the hard-working nature of the bees. Wildlife in Central India Photo credit: Tom Thai - flickr Due to its diverse terrain, Central India is a huge reservoir of flora and fauna. Bengal Monitor Indian Monitor is one of the , found widely distributed over the Indian Subcontinent. Project Tiger and Gir Lion Project have been launched by the government of India to protect the tiger and lion population in country. Animals too have been a great help for us. Population growth, expansion of agriculture and livestock raising building of cities and roads, and pollution are among the many pressures on the natural habitat of wildlife.
Black Buck Blackbucks, the Indian antelopes, are found in abundance in the plains, grasslands and scrubs of India. The largest population of Asiatic Elephant are found in South India, inhabits grasslands, evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed. The important plants found in the wet hill forests of south are the species of Eugenia, Randia, Terminalia, Eleganus, Murraya, Gymnosporia, Atylosia, Ficus, Pterocarpus, Lantana, etc. Among the wide range of amphibians, Crocodiles are the major attraction of this sanctuary. Distance from Port Blair: Lying 290 kms away from Port Blair, the small town of Diglipur that can be connected by boat from both Port Blair and Mayabunder. Temperate Montane forests: These forests occur in the Himalayas at the altitude from 1800 to 3800 metres where humidity and temperature are comparatively low.
The Great Indian Elephant is the biggest and tallest herbivore , followed by Gaur, Nilgai and wild water buffalo. However, projects like this cannot be successful without the active participation of people living in that area. The ungulate inhabits the high open montane grassland habitat of the Western Ghats. All national park lands then encompassed a total 39,919 km2, comprising 1. A species of warbler, , known earlier from a single specimen collected by from near Rampur in Himachal Pradesh, was rediscovered after 139 years in Thailand. Sambar is the most commonly found deer species in Indian forest and favorite prey of tigers and lions.
Striped Hyena Striped Hyena species is native to Africa, Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. Snow Leopard Profoundly found in the steep and rocky region of the Himalayas, the snow leopard is the descendant of the wild cat and panther families. Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done. A marvelous town in the north part of Andaman Islands is Diglipur, an amicable tiny town with a lot of good people around. Need for Wildlife Conservation To see why wildlife conservation is important, we must take a look at the people that will be affected if wildlife were to disappear suddenly. Name — Panthera leo persica Family — Felidae Total Population — 523 Kingdom — India Conservation Status — Endangered are one of the five big cats found in India and one of the largest of Indian cat, lives as a single population in Gujarat. The dominant elements of vegetation are oak and conifers.
Subramanian of the University of Madras. The species of Acacia, Cassia, Calotropis, Randia, Albizzia, Zizyphus, Erythroxylon, Euphorbia, Cordia, Prosopis. Of these the Manas National Park has been declared as a World Heritage Site and is home to as many as 55 mammals, 50 reptiles, 380 birds and three amphibians. Location: Any one can reach the stupa via road from Leh, only 5 kms from the town, a walk of fifteen minutes would require. Important plants include Salix tetrasperma, Acer, Putranjiva, Holoptelia, Cephalanthus, Barringtonia, Olea, Phoebe, Ficus, Murraya, Adhatoda, Canna and a variety of grasses. Just like the above 4 tropical forests even this one was a part of Gondwana land.
But there is an incorrect proclamation on the signboards appear here saying that the height of the pass is 18379 feet. Every year, many innocent animals are killed by the greedy poachers just to satisfy their lure for money. The new age concept of enjoying the best of wildlife is to go trekking in the forest with a guide in tow, who will tell you about every amazing creature living there. Some of the popular wildlife sanctuaries in Central India are the , Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhav National Park, Sanjay National Park, Indravati National Park, Narsinghgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Bori Wildlife Sanctuary, Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary etc. If there is no or low demand for the products, then eventually the hunting of animals will be contained to some extent. Fauna present in these forests are influenced by fauna of Indo-Chinese and Indo-Malayan regions. Get details on the tiger conservation, tiger population in the natural environment, tiger taskforce, tiger reserves in India etc.