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Jim Corbett National Park History

Jim Corbett National Park History

The Park consists to a rich history and to learn the value and significance of this place, one should necessarily know it. Around the period of 1815 to 1820, this reserve was a private property and after 1820, this area was taken over by the British people. In year 1936, this place had been converted into wildlife reserve. Earlier, it was named as Haily National Park, but later it was renamed to Jim Corbett National park. This name was taken from the name of famous conservationist who initially was a hunter Jim Corbett. This person did a wonderful job in the establishment of this attractive park.

This was a deep forest where number of rohini, sal, papal, mango and haldu trees available and most of the area of this place is covered with these trees. Some area consists to grasslands and around 110 species of trees house there. A wonderful range of endangered mammals live in this park. 25 attractive reptile species and 580 bird species can be seen in this place. Enjoy spending quality time with majestic Bengal Tigers at this park.