Rudyard Kipling penned an exotic account of wildlife at Kanha in Madhya Pradesh in India. A story woven around heights of imagination gave birth to a memorable masterpiece called the Jungle Book. The adventures of Mowgli and his gang of wolves accorded worldwide fame to Kanha National Park popularly known as Tiger Land.
The tiger lands have been vividly described by James Forsyth in his book “High Lands of Central India”.
The vivid landscapes of this magnificent reserve mesmerise tourists with its beauty and grace. No wonder an author quoted on the preserve: “Grand – Serene & Larger Than Life”
The incredible biodiversity here is an epitome of forests of Central India in the State Of MP. The reserve is acclaimed as India’s finest tiger conservation centre. The keystone species are Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Swamp Deer (Hard Ground Barasingha), Sloth Bear, Wild Dog, ubiquitous Spotted Deer, magnificent Sambar Deer, Blue Bull, Hanuman Langur, Wild boar, Barking Deer, Jackal, Fox, Four Horned Deer and the recently rediscovered Mouse Deer.
Tigers, Leopards, Swamp Deer, Magnificent Herds of Gaur are the characteristic feature of Kanha’s wildlife. The keystone species enthral visitors on tiger safari, the charismatic wild mammals, myriads of insects, butterflies, reptiles and birds. The preserve is rich in birdlife and attracts large number of birders and wildlife photographers from all over the World.