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‘The Forests of Kanha’ Place Review by 15 year old Bookosmian from Nagpur

kanha tiger reserve place review by kids with Sara Bookosmia

Activities with Sara Places to visit Bookosmia

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! While COVID has locked us in, our imagination can still help us revisit all those lovely holidays! Welcome to my ‘Places with Sara‘ section 

I can’t wait to pack my bags and head out. Until then lets  read through these wonderful travel memories from kids. Lets keep our wish lists ready!

Places with Sara Kanha National Park MP by Ritwik Vastani Ooty Bookosmia

Ritwik is a Ninth grader studying in Lawrence School , Ooty. He is a simple, friendly, organized and peace loving  boy. He  loves to play all kinds of outdoor sports, however his forte is cricket .His sincerity and dedication in everything that interests him, is commendable. Ritwik is a student of Young Orators.


If you are wondering what gave Rudyard Kipling the idea of writing the epic The Jungle Book, then the answer is the Kanha Tiger Reserve, also known as  Kanha- Kisli National Park.


The Kanha Tiger Reserve is one of the most famous tiger reserves of India and the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955 and was designated a tiger reserve in 1973 under project tiger  launched by then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi.

Kanha Tiger Reserve MP Place review by kids Bookosmia

Today it encompasses an area of 940kmsq in the two districts Mandla and  Balaghat together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1067kmsq and the  neighbouring 110km sq Phen Sanctuary, it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve,  which is one of the biggest in the country. This also makes it the largest  national park in Central India.

kanha tiger reserve place review by kids with Sara Bookosmia
The park has a large variety of flora and fauna. The park is home to the
fearless Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, sloth bear and the rare Barasingha amongst others. It is also the first reserve in India to have its official mascot,
Bhoorsingh, the Barasingha.

Bhoor Singh Kanha Reserve Place review by kids Bookosmia

Kanha also hosts around 300 species of birds and the most commonly seen birds are the black ibis, bee-eaters, white-breasted Kingfisher among many more. The flora here includes over 1000 species of flowering plants. The lowland forest is a mixture of Sal and other mixed-forest trees. A notable Indian ghost  tree can also be seen in the dense forest. The view here is breathtaking and it  is always a pleasure to be here among the dense and beautiful forests of Kanha Tiger Reserve.

kanha forest place review with Sara Bookosmia


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