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Location: Karnataka state  Map

Area: 250 km2

Anshi National Park

Anshi National Park







Description of Anshi National Park

Anshi National Park is a nature reserve situated in Uttara Kannada district of the Karnataka state in India. Anshi National Park covers an area of 250 km2 and adjoins to neighbouring Dandeli wildlife sanctuary. One of the most common mammals found in the area is an Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, black panther and many other animals. In fact Anshi National Park with Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as "Anshi Dandeli Tiger Reserve" to protect declining population of Bengal tigers.


The prevailing tree species in Anshi Park are considered to be bamboo, silver oak, bauhinia, eucalyptus, lanthanum, teak, xylia.

The fauna of the park is represented by black panthers, tigers and elephants. Also inhabited: Indian macaques, several species of deer, gaur, pangolin, sponge bear, etc. Among the reptiles there are: king cobra, kraits, pythons, climbing snakes and vipers. Meetings with gauras, zambars, langurs, jungle cats, mongooses, jackals are common. Anshi also has about 200 species of birds.









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