Hunting elephants and deers was a famous sport among royal people. Banipur is renowned for its tiger population and is one of the national parks under the project tiger initiative.
In 1932 the king of mysore created the bandipur sanctuary which was just 90 square km in area.
Bandipur national parks. Nagarhole and bandipur national park are separated by kabini reservoir. Bandipur national park is regarded as one of the most beautiful and the better managed national parks of india. Located amidst the picturesque surroundings of the towering western ghat mountains on the mysore ooty highway in karnataka bandipur national park covers an area of about 874 2 sq km.
Established in the year 1974 as a forest tiger reserve under the project tiger bandipur is the most prominent national park located in the south indian state of karnataka and is best known for its varied wildlife boasting different biomes in the dry deciduous forest. Established in 1974 as part of project tiger it was once the private hunting reserve of the maharaja of mysore. Bandipur national park established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under project tiger is a national park located in the indian state of karnataka which is the state with the second highest tiger population in india along with adjacent nagarhole national park it is one of the premier tiger reserves in the country.
You are able to see many animals without extraordinary efforts. Park is the part of nilgiri biosphere reserve making it largest protected area in southern india and largest habitant of wild elephants in south asia. Bandipur national park second highest tiger population in india.
On any given day you can spot tigers elephants four horned antelopes gray langurs spectacled cobra rock python and flying lizards. Bandipur national park shares its boundary with mudumalai national park and is equally dense forest. Bandipur national park.
It is located in chamarajanagar district on the border of karnataka tamil nadu between mysore ooty. The national park covers an area of 337 square miles 874 sq km. Bandipur national park is located on the eastern side of southern india in the state of karnataka.
Due to the rich flora in the region herds of elephants and a few tigers were found. It was once a private hunting reserve for the maharaja of the kingdom of mysore but. Bandipur national park is located in gundulpet taluk chamarajanagar district.
Bandipur national park is amongst the most popular national parks near bangalore. Bandipur national park was once the hunting reserve for the maharaja of the kingdom of mysore. Animals which we could often see were monkeys deers bisons elephants from long distances beer along the main.
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At a distance of 80 km from mysore 70 km from ooty 215 km from bangalore bandipur national park is one of the well preserved national parks in india. Like many other national parks the bandipur national park was the hunting region for kings.