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The state of Jammu and Kashmir is gloriously rich in its amazing variety of wildlife. Its wildlife sanctuaries offer an exciting array of wildlife. Here you can view some of India's best game parks.

The Himalayas are the largest, highest and youngest chain of mountains in the world and the area is one of the most mesmerizing and magnificent natural wonders on this planet. However another equally important aspect the Himalayas is that it is one of the richest storehouses of fauna and flora. It is very much to the point to underline the fact that the region is home to almost one third of the world's mammalian species that may be called mountain animals in the true sense of the term.

The rich variety found in the topography, climate and vegetation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir has plenty to offer both the wildlife enthusiast and traveler. The state boasts being home to the snow leopard which epitomizes the character and concerns of the mountain environment. The animal is a beautiful and elusive survivor from the frigid Pleistocene era. Hangul or Kashmir stag is another animal found extensively is Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the most endangered species of red deer in the world. Bharal is an interesting mammal. Whether it is a sheep or a goat is still a matter of debate Several unique species of goat, antelope and sheep are found in the state.

Wildlife adventure opportunities in Kashmir are in plenty and unique. There is a growing awareness of the necessity of conservation and preservation of India's wildlife.

Kashmir Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • Dachingam National Park
  • Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
  • Jasrota National Park
  • Kishtwar High Altitude National Park
  • Nandni Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ramnagar National Park
  • Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Overa Wildlife Sanctuary
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