Thursday, 26 December 2013

What wildlife travellers can do to conserve wildlife?

India is an extremely diverse country, with landscapes varying from humid jungles and tropical rainforest to arid deserts and the mighty mountains. The variety of landscapes here accommodate and suit the thriving of an extraordinary wildlife, including tigers, lions, elephants, leopards, monkeys, rhinos, antelope, crocodiles, many reptile species and a kaleidoscopic variety of birdlife. In terms of numbers, India hosts some of the richest biodiversity in the world, including 397 mammal species, 1250 bird species, 460 reptile species, 240 species of amphibians and 2546 kinds of fish. The huge numbers here demonstrate the highest count of wildlife for any country in the world. The country has to its credit many national parks and wildlife reserves that protect such treasured wildlife from threats.
These wildlife reserves and national parks play a bigger role than just protecting wildlife. They offer wildlife enthusiasts and tourists an opportunity to witness rare and exotic wild species in their natural habitats. This eco friendly tourism initiative allows them to venture within jungles and witness the exotic wildlife. But this jungle safari does not just end with the spotting of wild species. It has a bigger cause and motive. This experiential journey is an enriching way to gain a new perspective about animals and contributes to the coexistence of mankind and wildlife.
Wildlife travellers have a big responsibility on their shoulders during a jungle tour to India. They observe the wild world, interpret their actions, capture them on camera and travel responsibly without disturbing the fragile flora and fauna. This way encourages tourists to adopt responsible practices while traveling through the forests. It is a duty of every wildlife tourist to throw no garbage in highly sensitive parks and sanctuaries.
Even during a jeep safari to a national park, tourists should make sure to obey the directions of wildlife guide. They are experts who know the forests from inside out and each of their direction is for tourist’s safety. Even when they see an exotic animal, it is prescribed not to make any noise like shout or howl. This is done to prevent disturbance for the wild species.

The traveller blogs and photographing wildlife species is also a great initiative to create awareness and restore wildlife. Being in close with nature, such travellers can convey their heartfelt feelings and contribute their bit towards wildlife conservation. During an India jungle tour, these travellers can also experience the best of nature and mankind in complete harmony. They can also opt for special India wildlife tour packages to receive the best of eco friendly tours in the country. 

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