- Karnataka Destinations
- Theme Holidays
Karnataka, in all, has 21 wildlife sanctuaries and 5 National parks! The government of India has recently proposed to the UNESCO to include important ecosystems in the Western Ghats as a World Heritage Site. The Western Ghats that run south-north through Karnataka is considered as one among the twenty five bio-diversity hotspots of the world.
The State is home to the largest concentration of Asian elephants along Kabini River in Nagarahole and Bandipur Parks. These two parks are also hold among the most viable population of the highly endangered Indian Tiger.
Rannebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary in Davangere district is home to one of the largest populations of blackbuck anywhere in India. The Doraji Wildlife Sanctuary and areas in Karnataka like Bellary district, Chitradurga are strongholds of the sloth bear.
Karnataka is home to more than 500 species of birds.
(Photo credit: S.Das)
Know more about Karnataka's wildlife by knowing about its wildlife sanctuaries and parks below: