Raw wilderness can only be explored if we head outdoors. However, given the stressful nature of lives we lead, finding time to explore nature is a big constraint. Thankfully, we have wildlife reserves where you can visit and watch raw nature unfold. Below are listed the best wildlife reserves in the world that you can explore and see for yourself the various marvels of nature.
Yellowstone National Park is much famous for its unique system of thermal pools and geysers as it is for Grizzly bears. You can also see herds of wolves, elks and bison in this park and explore nature from close quarters.
Kafue National Park in Zambia covers an area of 22,400 square km and is Africa’s biggest National Park. You can see leopards, elephants, hippos and crocodiles in Kafue National Park. The British Colonial Government established this park in 1924.
Bialowieza National Park lies on the border region of Belarus and Poland and owing to its dense forest foliage is home to elks, bison, deer and wild boar. Zubron which is a bison-cow hybrid is also found in Bialowieza National Park.
Bandhavgarh National Park in India is spread through an area of 446 square km and is home to large population of breeding leopards and deer. The park has four distinct zones namely Magdhi, Khitauli, Panpatt and Tala. Of all the four zones, Tala is believed to be the best zone for watching tigers.
The National Park located on a barren area of land in Central Australia is named after large red rock, Uluru. The site of the park is of mystical importance to the native Australian population. Owing to intense heat in the area, it is surprising indeed that you can come across mammals as bats and moles here. Cold blooded reptiles as thorny devil, a lizard native to Central Australia is also found here.
Croajingolong National Park is located in Victoria in Australia and is spread in an area of 875 square km. Typical Australian animals as koalas and kangaroos can be found in this National Park. Incidentally Croajingolong National Park is also a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and therefore attracts large number of international nature lovers too.
The unique rainforests and lakes of Khao Sok National Park in Thailand make it unique and beautiful. Leopards, tigers and gibbons can be found in Khao Sok National Park in large numbers. Poisonous snakes like Cobra too can be encountered in the Park and you need to maintain vigil when exploring nature in Khao Sok National Park.
Everglades National Park in Florida is known for its rare species of American crocodiles. The elusive Florida Panther too can be spotted in the park if luck is by your side. Deer and dolphins too can be found in the wilderness of Everglades National Park.
Dense patch of rainforest and grassland make Periyar Tiger Reserve indeed special. The reserve is home to tigers and you can watch them in close contact with raw nature. Wild elephants, boar, deer and bison are also found here in large numbers.