Due to forest area in Chhattisgarh, Wildlife is found in abundance in Chhattisgarh. There are 3 Nationals parks and 11 Sanctuaries in Chhattisgarh. The biggest national park of Chhattisgarh state is Sanjay National Park. Now the name of Sanjay national park is Sri Guru Ghasi Das National Park.
The biggest sanctuary of the Chhattisgarh state is Tomar Pinjla (Sarguja) with an area of 608.52 Km2. The smallest sanctuary is Badalkhol (Raigarh) with an area of 104.35 Km2.
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The maximum number of peacocks is found in Udanti Sanctuary, Raipur. Maximum number of Monkeys, Son Dog, Chital are found in Baranvapara sanctuary.
A maximum number of Tigers are found in Achankamar sanctuary. Indravati National Park, Dantewada is the Tiger project national park of Chhattisgarh.
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The maximum number of leopards is found in Sitanadi Sanctuary, Chamories, Baranvapara, Buffalo in Udanti sanctuary, and Neel-Cow in Tomar-Pingla sanctuary.
Chital is the wildlife animal found in the national park and sanctuary of Chhattisgarh. In Kanker Vally National Park of Jagadalpur, there are stalactite caves. From 1982, there is a restriction of hunting wildlife animals.
Main Wild Life and National Parks of Chhattisgarh in a Short View
|S/No||National Park / Sanctuaries||Area Km2||District||Main Wild Life|
|1||Indravati||1258||Dantewada||Tiger. Leopard, Wild Buffalo, Chital, Deer, Dog|
|2||Kanger Ghati||200||Bastar||Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Maina|
|3||Sanjay (Guru GhasiDas National Park)||2898.70||Sarguja/
|Tiger, Leopard, Neel Cow|
|4||Udanti||247.57||Raipur||Tiger. Leopard, Wild Buffalo, Chital, Bear. Wild Pig|
|5||Achankamar||551.55||Bilaspur||Tiger, Leopard, Chita, Chamois, Bear Wild Pig|
|6||Tamor Pingla||608.52||Sarguja||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Bear, Chital, Neel Cow|
|7||Sitanadi||555.55||Dhamtari||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Chital|
|8||Semarsot||430.36||Sarguja||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Bear, etc.|
|10||Gomarda||411.20||Raigarh||Leopard, Chamois, Bear, Chital|
|11||Baranwapara||244.66||Raipur||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Son dog, Bear, Deer, Monkey|
|12||Bhainun garb||139||Dantewada||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Bear, etc.|
|13||Badalkhol||104.55||Jashpur||Tiger, Leopard, Chamois, Bear, etc.|
|14||Bhoramdev||163.80||Kabirdham||Tiger, Chamois, Bear, etc.|
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