Desert National Park in Jaisalmer

Desert National Park Overview

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An brilliant example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert, the Desert National Park in Jaisalmer is one of the largest national parks in the area with an area of about 3162 square kilometres.

The landform primarily comprises rocks and compact salt lake bottoms. Sand dunes form only 20% of the park. The park has an abundance of flora and fauna and is home to a number of migratory birds.

Some of the birds found here include the short-toed Eagles, tawny eagles, spotted eagles, laggar falcons and kestrels. The highlight is the Great Indian Bustard, the endangered bird. As for the animals you can spot the blackbuck, the desert fox, cat and wolf.

You will also find a number of fossils of animals, birds and plants that date back to some 180 million years.

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Jaisalmer, Rajasthan