O NE OF INDIA ‘S most important Tiger , the Bandhavgarh Reserves National Park sprawls across an area of 625 sq km (241 sq miles). Apart from some 50 tigers, the park’s vildlife includes 250 species of birds, leopards , deer, jungle cats and packs of dhole (Indian wild dog). Great rocky hills, lush deciduous forests, marshes and meadows make Bandhavgarh one of India’s most scenic areas. A picturesque hilltop fort with fine sculptures IS Apart of the park’s attractions.
A 11-m (3611) long statue of the reclining Vishnu, guarded by a seven-headed snake, is at the base of the fort.
The ramparth of bandhavargh’s fort, whose foundations date back to the 1st century AD, are a good place for bridwatching.
The indian wild dog has a distinctive whistling call, to assemble the pack it has red coat, larg upright ears and abusby tail.
CRESTED SERPRNT EAGLE
This larg eagle preys on sankes and lizards.