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Kuno National Park which is mainly dominated by Kardhai, Salai, Khair trees among the mixed forests, supports a vide variety of both floral and faunal species. It has a rich biodiversity having a total of 123 species of trees , 71 species of shrubs , 32 species of climbers & exotic species, 34 species of bamboos and grasses, 33 species of mammals, 206 species of birds, 14 species of fishes, 33 species of reptiles and 10 species of amphibians. Such a high number of both floral and faunal species make it one of the most biodiverse areas of Central Indian Landscape.

Main Faunal Species of general tourist interest which are found in Kuno National Park are:

  • Spotted deer or Chital (Axis axis)
  • Sambar (Cervus unicolor)
  • Barking deer or Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak)
  • Chousingha or Four-horned antilope (Tetracerus quadricornis)
  • Nilgai or Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus)
  • Indian Gazelle or Chinkara (Gazella gazella)
  • Black buck (Antilope cervicapra)
  • Gaur or Indian Bison (Bos gaurus)
  • Leopard (Panthera pardus)
  • Wild dog or Dhole (Cuonal pinus)
  • Striped Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena)
  • Indian Wolf (Canis lupus)
  • Jackal (Canis aureus)
  • Wild boar (Sus scrofa)
  • Sloth bear (Melursus ursinus)
  • Indian fox (Vulpes bengalensis)
  • Jungle cat (Felius chaus)
  • Desert cat (Felin sylvestris)
  • Common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)
  • Small Indian civet (Viverricula indica)
  • Grey mongoose (Herpestes edwardsii)
  • Small indian mongoose (Herpestes javanicus)
  • Ruddy mongoose (Herpestes smithii)
  • Indian hare (Lepus nigricollis)
  • Indian porcupine (Hystrix indica)
  • Indian gerbil (Tatera indica)
  • Indian tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri)
  • Hanuman langur/Common langur (Presbytis entellus)
  • Rhesus monkey (Macaque mulata)
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