Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sariska National Park

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Sariska National Park

▪️Sariska is located in the Alwar district of the state of Rajasthan.

- wildlife reserve in 1955.
- wildlife sanctuary in 1958 
- tiger reserve in 1979.
- National park in 1982.

▪️ It is a part of the Aravalli Range and the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests’ ecoregion. It is rich in mineral resources, such as copper.

▪️ The topography of Sariska supports scrub-thorn arid forests, rocky landscapes, tropical forest, grasslands, dry deciduous forests, rocks and hilly cliffs.

▪️ home to numerous carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger. These feed on an abundance of prey species such as Sambar, Chitel, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild Boar and Langur.

▪️The avian world is also well represented with a rich and varied birdlife. 

▪️ These include Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl.


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