Wildlife In Kuno Sanctuary  

The mixed woods of Kuno National Park, which are dominated by Kardhai, Salai, and Khair trees, sustain a diverse range of floral and faunal species. There are 123 species of trees, 71 species of shrubs, 32 species of climbers and exotic plants, 34 species of bamboos and grasses, 33 species of animals, 206 species of birds, 14 species of fishes, 33 species of reptiles, and 10 species of amphibians in this area. It is one of the most biodiverse areas of the Central Indian landscape, with a large number of both floral and faunal species.

Mammals

  • Chital
  • Sambar
  • Barking deer or Indian Muntjac
  • Chousingha or Four-horned antilope
  • Nilgai or Blue bull
  • Indian Gazelle or Chinkara
  • Black buck
  • Gaur or Indian Bison
  • Leopard
  • Wild dog or Dhole
  • Striped Hyaena
  • Indian Wolf
  • Jackal
  • Wild boar
  • Sloth bear
  • Indian fox
  • Jungle cat
  • Desert cat
  • Common palm civet
  • Small Indian civet
  • Grey mongoose
  • Small indian mongoose
  • Ruddy mongoose
  • Indian hare
  • Indian porcupine
  • Indian gerbil
  • Indian tree shrew
  • Hanuman langur/Common langur
  • Rhesus monkey

Birds

  • Aya
  • Babblers
  • black drongo
  • Lapwing
  • Egrets
  • Treepie
  • sarus crane
  • Bulbuls
  • Bluejay
  • Herons
  • crow pheasant
  • Vultures
  • Kites
  • Jungle fowl
  • Jungle crow
  • Myna
  • Cuckoo
  • Hawks
  • Wood Peckers
  • Parakeets
  • Eagles

Reptiles

  • Common Indian Monitor
  • Lizards
  • Chameleon
  • Python
  • Cobra
  • King Cobra
  • Vipers
  • Kraits