Kanha National Park; Morning safari, sunrise

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Holiday India 2012; "Tigers & Palaces".

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Kanha National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, India. In the 1930s, Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km² . Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955. Today it stretches over an area of 940 km² in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. Together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1,067 km² and the neighboring 110 km² Phen Sanctuary it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve. This makes it the largest National Park in Central India

The park has a significant population of Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the Sloth bear, Barasingha and Indian wild dog. The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book ".

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Comments (2)

Bram van Broekhoven on July 22, 2012

prachtige zonsopkomst zal wel genieten geweest zijn Like

Gr, Bram

bdeh on July 22, 2012

Dank je wel Bram, we reden al om 06.00 uur in de ochtend weg bij het resort. We hadden vesten en lange broeken aan omdat het nog kil was. Maar de dieren lieten zich zo vroeg mooi zien en de zonsopkomst was een welkome toegift. Groeten Berend

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  • Uploaded on July 20, 2012
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    by bdeh
    • Taken on 2012/03/12 07:08:18
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    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
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