Wildlife of Bandipur national park and sanctuary Karnataka

Bandipur national park is located in Karnataka and established in 1974 is a Tiger reserve.  The park is one of the most beautiful well managed national parks of India with pleasing beauty of mountains. This protected area is the home of many endangered species of India. Together with Nagarhole national park, mudumalai and Waynand wildlife sanctuary makes it the largest protected area of south India.


Bandipur national park is located in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. It is 80 km far from Mysore.  The place is full in all time by the wildlife lovers. This place takes an important place in the list of Eco tourism.
The major flora of this park is timber trees like Rosewood, Indian Kino tree, sandalwood and clumping bamboo.  
The flowering trees of this park include Crape- myrtle, satinwood, myrobalan etc. These plant species are the major source of food for herbivorous.
Black turtel in Bandipur national park

Mammals: –
The mammals are seen from road and inside the national park. The major mammal species of this park are-
  • Chital
  • Gray Langurs
  • Elephant
  • Squirrels
  • Sambar
  • Panther
  • Tiger
Fauna: –
This park is famous for the endangered species; some major species are India Elephants, gaurs, tigers, bears, python and muggers.  This park hosts more than 70 tigers with thousands of Indian elephants.
Birds: –
Peafowl in Bandipur national park
Bandipur national park
Bandipur is the habitat for more than 200 bird species, major bird species of Bandipur national park are-                                    
  • Peaful
  • Crows
  • Indian rollers
  • Hawk eagles
Things to do in Bandipur: – One can enjoy the nature or sightseeing in Bandipur national park safari. The fun activities to enjoy are listed below-

 1. Jeep Safari
 2. Elephant Safari in Bandipur
 3. Bird Watching
 4. Trekking
 5. Hiking

   Visit here and explore the amazing wildlife of Bandipur national park and know why people called it the best national park of India. 

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