The swamp deer stag is one of the most enigmatic animals in the park equaling the majestic tiger. In terms of shape and size and majestic antlers is the most photogenic and as graceful and stately as a handsome male tiger.
The park is full of enchanting animals not be outdone is the leopard the lithe and well-toned is the wild dog. The sloth bear though slothy is nevertheless captivating by its antics. Bison or Guar population of bovine are an impressive lot whence you encounter the large herds while the solitary male is indomitable and can be aggressive.
Kanha is a picture of excellence be it the common spotted deer, sambar, wild boar of the ubiquitous langur, or gray monkey. Barking deer barks like a dog while paradoxically the wild dog is a whistler. The tiger at the top of the food chain is the supreme or tertiary predator and an indicator species.
Small nocturnal mammals and reptiles though elusive can surprise you in broad daylight and enhance your safaris. No luck then take a night ride in the buffer.
The winged creatures bats included are abundant in the park and all over. There are two hundred and fifty plus species of avian with winter migrants included.
Kanha National Park is one of the finest birding destinations in Central India and a visit could be a revelation. Malabar pied hornbill, Shama, Indian pitta, paradise flycatcher, orange headed ground thrush, spangled drongo, red and painted spurfowl, painted francolin, Jerdon's Baza, King vulture, warblers, oriole, parakeets, bush chats, shrikes, raptors, owls,.....come and see yourself.
The Sal dominated forests are habitats of a large variety of floral elements big and small. They are not only in the background but in the forefront as well. See how they have shaped the panoramic landscape amidst tabletop mountains, deep valleys, mountain rivers, grasslands, and bamboo.
Nature's abundant bounty becomes evident upon one excursion in the tourism zone.
You can visit one zone in each safari hence you will require four safaris to visit each zone. The animal in picture is Guar or Indian Bison male.
pateluday, Thank you for the pictures and the practicalities.
What animals is in the image beneath your heading Kanha wilderness?
Would it require four separate reservations to visit all four of the tourist zones in one's lifetime?
You always provide excellent photographs of interesting animals and scenery.