about the JIm corbett national park

The Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern Indai’s Uttarakhand State. Rich in flora and fauna, it’s known for its Bengal tigers.

Animals, including tigers, leopards and wild elephants, roam the Dhikala zone. On the banks of the Ramganga Reservoir, hte Sonanadi zone is home to elephants and leopards, along with hundreds of species of birds.

Jim corbett national park is the oldest park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey national park to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger. It is located in nainital district of uttarakhand and was named after Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment. The park was the first to come under the Project Tiger Initiative .

The park has sub Himalayan belt geographical ecological characteristics. An ecotourism destination, it contains 488 defferent speies of plants. Corbett National Park comprises 520.8 km2 area of hills, the elevation ranges from 1,300 to 1,400 ft. Winter nights are cold but the days are bright and sunny and the best time to watch wild life of animals.

According to wikipedia page Forste covers almost 73% of the park, 10% of the area consists of grasslands. It houses around 110 tree species,50 species of mammals,580 bird species and 25 reptile species.

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