Welcome to the land of biodiversity the District of Bundi, Rajasthan. Blessed by the bounty of nature, the land is crisscrossed with sparkling rivers, lakes and spellbinding waterfalls. The verdant greenery of nature plays host to varied and rare flora and fauna. The beautiful biosphere of Bundi has inspired great painters, authors and artists. From Rabindranath Tagore to Rudyard Kipling to down the ages, Bundi has been a muse to them all. Here in Bundi, Its flora consists of Dhok (Angoeissus pendula), Khair (Acacia catechu), Salar (Boswellia serrata) Khirni (Manilkara hexandra) trees with some Mango and Ber trees. The Fauna consists of birds and animals like Leopard, Sambhar, Wild boar, Chinkara, Sloth bear, Indian Wolf, Hyena, Jackal, Fox, deer and Crocodile.
The Chambal & the Mez Rivers support a variety of flora and fauna. According to estimates, there are around 400 dry deciduous type plant species in the Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary. The most noticeable tree in the forest of Bundi is the 'Dhokda' (Anogeissus pendula). It is dominant species and constitutes about 80% of the vegetation cover and found on Arawali hill slopes and valleys and maintains luxuriant growth due to better soil formation and water holding capacity. The leaves of the Dhok trees form a favorite diet for the Deer, Goats, Nilgai and Antelope. Its height is approximately 10-15 meters. The growth of Anogeissus pendula is generally stunted on plateaus where the residual soil is poor and shallow.
Very famous & Delicious Indian Ber found in abundance in Indragarh area of Bundi.
The khirni fruits, although available only for a brief period in the hot summer season, secrete a flavourful milky fluid inside that tastes similar to sapota/chikoo, .
Bael fruit is a sweet, aromatic fruit that grows on the bael tree (Aegle marmelos) that is native to India and Southeast Asia.
Kaith is one of the most important herb in Ayurvedic medicine system found around forest of Bundi.
Ramgarh Sanctuary has the largest share of wildlife reserves in Bundi as well as in the entire Hadoti region of Rajasthan. Spread over 307 square kilometers, it consists of hilly, dry deciduous forests. If you decide to take part in an exciting safari here, you can expect to see the elusive Asian wild dog, leopard, big sambar or rusa deer, wild boar, dull bear, hyena, jackal, chinkara deer, Indian wolf and Can fox.
Due to the close proximity of Ranthambore Sanctuary, big cats (Tigers) move here for breeding. Because of this Ramgarh Sanctuary is called the Maternity home of tigers.
Leopard is the top carnivore in The Aravalis in Bundi Region, which roams freely in the diverse habitat conditions. Some other Important animals in Ramgarh : Rhesus macaque, sloth bear, Indian civet cat, Indian porcupine, hyena, wild boar, wolf, jackal, hare, Black faced Monkey or The Hanuman Langur, Bluebull etc.