#XploreBharat – Ranthambore
Ranthambore is an expansive wildlife reserve near the Sawai Madhopur district, in Rajashthan. This National Park is spread over 400 kms and known as a Tiger Reserve, apart from which it houses a Fort, a Temple, ancient Trees, Birds and other animals.
Ranthambore National Park also has the distinction of housing the most famous and most photographed Bengal Tigress in the world, Machali, who passed away in 2016 at the age of 20. In fact Machali, who was named thus as she had a fish shaped mark on her forehead, had a major role to play in putting Ranthambore on the world map.