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Land of the Striped Stalker: Wildlife of Madhya Pradesh

Art / Photobook

By: Rajesh Gopal and Rajesh Bedi

96 pages, 39 col plates, maps

Wisdom Tree

Hardback | Oct 2010 | #186746 | ISBN-13: 9788183281539
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About this book

The tiger is the iconic national animalof India, and Madhya Pradesh is virtually a tigerland. The state has a diversity of life forms owing to its rich, unique geographical and climatic attributes. The large number of protected areas in the state highlights the concern and efforts of the state government to conserve and protect its floral and faunal heritage.

This richly illustrated book presents a broad picture of prominent tiger reserves, protected areas and the flora and fauna of Madhya Pradesh.


Contents

Acknowledgements.
Preface.
I. Introducing the Tiger state.
II. Tiger Reserves:
1. Bandhavgarh.
2. Kanha.
3. Panna.
4. Pench.
5. Sanjay-Dubri.
6. Satpura. III.
Other protected areas:
1. Kuno-Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary.
2. Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary.
3. Madhav National Park.
IV. Prominent Wildlife of Madhya Pradesh:
1. Big cats: Tiger and Leopard.
2. Other wildlife.
Appendices:
1. Bird and Butterfly species found in Madhya Pradesh.
2. Scientific names of prominent wildlife.
Hotel listings.

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