Nagarahole National Park – Karnataka

Photo credits: Ramesh Kidangoor

Nagarahole National Park is located near Mysore in Karnataka, covering an area of 643.39 sq km. This national park is one of the best-maintained wildlife reserves in the country. The name of the park is derived from naga, which means cobra in Kannada (the local language of Karnataka) and hole, referring to streams, or river. The park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, has an  abundance of fauna including spotted deer, wild boar, gaur, elephants, leopard and tigers.

Male Indian Elephant

Nagarahole forests

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