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    Bandhavgarh National Park

    by RAJASTHANBYCAR Updated Nov 3, 2006

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    Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh is known for having the highest density of Tigers of any national park in India. Originally the game reserve of the Maharajas of Rewa, the number of tigers killed, before they were made a protected species, is stupendous. It is recorded that Maharaja Raman Singh himself, shot 111 tigers by 1914.

    Bandhavgarh is also known for its population of rare white tigers. Mohan a famous albino tiger, caught in 1951, can still be seen, as a stuffed tiger in the palace of the Maharajas of Rewa at Bandhavgarh.

    The landscape at Bandhavgarh consists of rocky hills with fattened tops, and valleys with grasslands. Moist deciduous forest with bamboo clusters and Sal trees comprise the vegetation of Bandhavgarh.

    The ruins of Bandhavgarh fort can also be seen in the Park. There are also a number of prehistoric caves with inscriptions of their walls that are worth seeing.

    Apart from tigers, there are many species of wild life in the forests of 448 Sq. Km Area Bandhavgarh.Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, and many varieties of birds can be seen on a wildlife tour of Bandhavgarh.

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