ABOUT WILDLIFE OF INDIA
On this planet, if any region exists in terms of unmatched variety of Flora and Fauna- It is India'. No region can compete with India in terms of its culture, climate, vegetation and wildlife. With a civilization more than 5,000 years old, with every ethnic group known to mankind, with five seasons every year, with a festival every day, with incredible variety of terrain including beaches on its 7516.5 km coastline, with its 89 National Parks and 489 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 19 Ramsar Sites and 13 Biosphere Reserves, India is indeed a wonderland.
Few know about its diversity of its habitat and its wildlife as we do at Indian Nature Tours. The Lions, the tigers, three types of Leopards along with nine other species of cats make India a Tiger Country.
It also has the largest dear population (species) in the world and unlike Africa, India also has antelopes. Some of the species found in India are "Indigenous and are found nowhere in the world" i.e. Sloth Bear, Blackbuck (Indian Antelope), Chausingha (Four horned antelope), and Nilgai (Blue Bull). With over 1250 species of birds, India is also a paradise for bird lovers. In addition to its birds & animals, India also boasts of over 20,000 species of insects, 2,000 species of butterfly, 142 species of frogs and over 700 species of fish.