The first national park in india is established in 1936 namely hailey national park which now known as jim corbett national park uttarakhand. India s first national park was established in 1936 at uttarakhand jim corbett national park.
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8 national parks of india. Top 12 most popular travel destinations in uttar pradesh. With a count of 103 diverse national parks in india india has the third highest number of national parks in asia after china and thailand. National parks are protected areas under iucn category ii.
Top 20 must visit historical monuments of india in 2020. The country is bestowed with a plethora of flora and fauna. The list of national parks in india is as diverse as the terrain and traditions of india.
There is immense variation in the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in india including tiger reserves desert. The panthera is among the list of top 10 apex predators in the wild forest of india and primarily preying on ungulates such as deer and bovids. The park has a large area which is divided into five zones.
One of the most recently recognized national parks in india kuno national park located in madhya pradesh became famous for providing a home to asiatic lions in 2019 just a year after its recognition. Top 20 must see places in india once in your lifetime. In 1972 india enacted the wildlife protection act and project tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species.
India only had five national parks till 1970. India is one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world. National parks in india are iucn category ii protected areas india s first national park was established in 1936 as hailey national park now known as jim corbett national park uttarakhand by 1970 india only had five national parks.
Jim corbett national park india s one of the first and well known national parks for tigers jim corbett is located in uttarakhand. National parks of india through maps 1. National parks in india are the protected areas where hunting poaching tree cutting wandering etc.
After gir national park kuno is the second wildlife reserve in india to bring the lions for conservation and to provide them a healthy habitat. In this session sudarshan gurjar will comprehensively cover the national parks of india this class will be useful to the aspirants of upsc prelims and other state government examinations. Top 8 national parks in india to spot majestic tiger india is home to largest population of panthera tigris the largest cat species in the world.
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