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Top Wildlife Sanctuaries To Take Your Child In India

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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened – Antole France.

Do you know why a wildlife sanctuary exists? So that there is a chance for animals, especially endangered ones, to live without any fear of being hunted to extinction or being killed for game.

Today, India is home to many wildlife sanctuaries, each home to a endangered species like the Asiatic lion in Gir, the tiger in Ranthambore and the one-horned rhino in Kaziranga.

Taking children to a wildlife sanctuary is one way to instil a love for animals and nature in your little one. Amidst green vegetation and vast surroundings where these animals live in an environment that is closest to their natural habitat, they have a good chance to survive.

Additionally, the thrill of seeing the different animals when atop an elephant or a jeep is an experience your little one will cherish forever.

Go through this ClipBook to know about different wildlife sanctuaries and the species of animals they are famous for.

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Why Are National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries Important?

National parks conserve the natural world and benefit us all in many ways. Whether it is giving animals space to walk and exercise or promoting conservation, these places play an important role in society. Read the article to know more.

Bandipur National Park

With the magnificent Nilgiri mountains in the backdrop, the Bandipur National Park is sure to excite your child. Famed for the tiger population, the park is one of the best natural habitats for endangered animals to survive and flourish. During th...

Bandhavgarh National Park

Known for the highest concentration of tigers at any park in India, Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh features dense green valleys and rocky terrain. A little difficult to reach, the park is one place where tourists and tiger lovers have...

Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park is famous for the one-horned rhino. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and consists of swamp and grassland. This makes it an ideal habitat for the rhino. Along with the rhino, almost 40 major mammals are found in the pa...

Gir National Park

The Gir National Park in Gujarat is the best place for a child to see the Asiatic lion. Once, an endangered animal, the lion numbers have increased due to conservation efforts.

Nagarhole National Park

Situated in Karnataka, the Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary was named after the snake like river that flows through it. The place is teeming with many birds and animals that include the elephant, sloth bear, tiger, leopard and wild boar.

Keoladeo National Park

This former duck-hunting reserve of the Maharajas is one of the major wintering areas for large numbers of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. Some 364 species of birds, including the rare Siberian crane, have been rec...

Sariska National Park Safari

The Sariska National Park is amongst the popular parks in India. Located in Rajasthan, the park is home to various crocodiles, water snakes and others. It is defined by large swathes of forests, rough terrain and steep precipices.

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