Our Wildlife

Our Wildlife

Machan Wildlife Resort offers a variety of activities allowing you to discover both the wildlife and the way of life of the Tharu Villagers. Our recommended duration of stay is 2 nights 3 days in order for you to get the most out of what we offer. At Machan, a team of expert naturalists has been formed under the leadership of Dr. Charles Ramble, an anthropologist and naturalist with wide experience of Nepal. They will share their knowledge of the jungle’s flora and fauna as they guide you on elephant back and in Land rovers, on nature walks and bird-watching excursions. Visitors at Machan can take part in various exhilarating activities.

Crocodile

Crocodile

Crocodiles are the large, carnivorous reptile of the order Crocodilia, which are found in tropical and subtropical regions. Crocodiles live in swamps or on river banks and catch their prey in the water. They have flattened bodies and tails, short legs, and powerful jaws. The eyes, ears and nostrils[...]

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
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Ghariyal

Ghariyal

Gharials are the only survivor of the Gavialidae family. The gharial is the most easily distinguished of the crocodilians because of its long snout. In Nepal, gharials are restricted to remnant populations in the Karnali, Babai and Narayani rivers (tributaries of the Ganges). During winter, the leve[...]

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
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One Horned Rhino

One Horned Rhino

Rhinoceros are called as Gaida in Nepal. Its lodge’s name is Asian one-horned rhino. Efforts to save this magnificent creature have resulted in a growing population. Rhinos graze in the high elephant grass around the marshy areas of Chitwan. They can be amazingly well hidden. The rhino's single horn[...]

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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Spotted Deer

Spotted Deer

The chital or cheetal, also known as chital deer, spotted deer or axis deer, is a deer which commonly inhabits wooded regions of Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan. The chital is monotypic within the genus Axis, but this genus has also included three species that now are placed in Hyelap[...]

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Sambar Deer

Sambar Deer

The sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) is the largest Oriental deer with adults sometimes weighing as much as 546 kilograms. The hairy coat of the sambar deer is generally consistent in color around the body, but can vary from yellowish-brown to almost dark grey. There is also variation in the color of the[...]

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Barking Deer

Barking Deer

The barking deer is scientifically named as Muntiacus muntjak. These species are widely distributed and found in Nepal, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam as well as throughout China. It inhabits a variety of habitats including thick to less wood[...]

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Rock Python

Rock Python

The scientific name of Rock python is Python molurus. It exists in only few geographical locations namely Nepal's Terai Region, India and Malaysian peninsula. This reptile is found in tropical jungles and rainforests. The Rock Python falls under the carnivore category. It preys primarily upon small[...]

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Leopard

Leopard

Leopards are graceful and powerful big cats closely related to lions, tigers, and jaguars. It is so strong and comfortable in trees that it often hauls its kills into the branches. By dragging the bodies of large animals aloft it hopes to keep them safe from scavengers such as hyenas. Leopards also[...]

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Tiger

Tiger

The Bengal tiger (also known as the Royal Bengal tiger) is a subspecies of tiger, found across the Indian subcontinent. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous type of tiger in Asia and is found in dense forests and mangrove swamps and jungles throughout India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The Bengal[...]

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