Nepal, A country which is situated between the two great countries India and China and has no access to the sea. Nepal lies in the southern hemisphere and there are three ecological belts with different climate types. Nepal has a suitable condition for the animals except animals living in extreme cold region and extreme hot region and is suitable for many endangered animals and other species. For protecting this kind of animals the government of Nepal has established National parks and Wildlife reserve to protect the species that are going to be extinct in the near future. The government of Nepal has established many National parks over the country for preserving the animals and species but also promote tourism so that the National revenue can be supported as well.
Chitwan National Park is located in the southern terai in Chitwan district of Nepal which is enlisted as the world heritage site claimed by the UNESCO ( United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ). The Chitwan National Park has many endangered animals such as:
- The Bengal Tiger
- Asian Elephant
- One Horn Rhinoceros
- Sloth Bear
- Barking deer
- Spotted deer
- Hog deer
- Massive Gaurs and 68 different mammals
The Chitwan National Park has a wide area of 952 km from Chitwan and parsa district the tourist attraction is really big with at least 140 daily foreign visitors on the park. The main tourist attraction for the park is The Bengal Tiger and One Horn Rhinoceros. By Going into the deep history of the park we came to know that the park was actually a big jungle where many animals are found and many foreigners would visit to hunt the horn of Rhinos and by which the king of Nepal had established this National Park for protecting the endangered animals present in the jungle.
Popular Animals of Chitwan National Park
Bengal Tiger :
As by hearing the name of the animal we can just find out that the animal is originated from the Bengal Region the western part of India and Bangladesh. This Tiger is the most powerful and beautiful species of Tiger. This is the Endangered species of tiger and is protected by the government of Nepal and Nepal has made a plan about doubling its numbers by 2020. The Tiger is protected in not only Nepal but has habitats in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China, and Myanmar. The Bengal Tiger has a weight of 325 kg and reaches a head and body length of 320 cm.
One Horn Rhinoceros :
One Horn rhinoceros are Indian rhinoceros are one of the top endangered animals, One horn rhinoceros are nearly getting into an extinct phrase. The Chitwan National Park and Parsa Wildlife Reserve are currently looking after the mammals. The Rhino’s Horn is really worth in the international black market and this is the reason that the most rhinos are actually being poached and killed. In Chitwan National Park the official has reported that their vision 2020 mission is to double the number of the Rhinos and make Nepal proud and enhance tourist interaction in the country.
The Chitwan National Park is also popular for hosting Elephant Polo and Elephant Football Tournament which also attracts tourists to the country. But in these days Chitwan National Park is also famous for hurting animals for elephant festivals with which the country’s name is being a really bad and continuous warning is also being received by International Animal Rights Association to stop this violence. Let’s hope the people of Chitwan National Park and Management Committee will manage the park and make it well sanitized for more better tourist engagement in the place