Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks of India
Pench National Park
The name of the National Park is taken from the Pench River that flows through the national park from north to south, dividing the park in two equal halves. The Pench National Park is famous as being the setting for Rudyard Kiplings famous collection of stories The Jungle Book. Tiger, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Jackal and several species of birds and reptiles are housed here.