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Rajasthan Wildlife Sanctuaries

 
Rajasthan has several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks open to visitors most the year and are closed only briefly during the monsoon.
 

Rajasthan is a haven for a wide spectrum of wildlife. The topography of Rajasthan ranges from the barren desert, scrub-thorn arid forests, rocks and ravines to wetlands and lush, green forests. In addition, each of these areas houses a large variety of animal and bird life. Some of them are rare while some endangered.

 
 
 

Rajasthan is the home of the tigers, black bucks, chinkara, the rare desert fox, the endangered caracal, the great Indian bustard, gavial, monitor lizard, wild boars and porcupine. Migratory birds like the common crane, ducks, coots, pelicans and the rare Siberian cranes, imperial sand grouse, falcons, buzzards flocks to this state during the winter months. Typical areas representing each of the ecosystems have been earmarked as special areas wildlife.

There are four national parks and wildlife sanctuaries: Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Ranthambore National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and Desert National Park. Ranthambore National Park and Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary are both famous for their tiger population and considered among the best places in India to spot tigers. Besides, Rajasthan houses several small wildlife sanctuaries and eco-tourism parks.

 
 
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Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranthambore National Park
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Desert National Park
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