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The ‘Ranthambore National Park’ is located in:
A. Maharashtra
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Gujarat
D. Rajasthan

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Hint: The ‘Ranthambore National Park’ is famous for its tigers

Complete answer: 'Ranthambore National Park' is located in the Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan. It is one of the national parks for the conservation of tiger (Panthera tigris)
1. It is one of the biggest and renowned national parks in north-west India. It was considered as one of the famous hunting grounds of the maharajas of Jaipur.
2. The Trinetra Ganesha Temple, kachida valley, etc. are some of the famous touristic spots here
3. Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca), nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), sambar (Rusa unicolor), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), southern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri), rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) are some of the fauna seen in the national park apart from tigers (Panthera tigris)
4. There are about 539 species of flowering plants (flora) in Ranthambore National Park. The 5. Dhok tree is the most common type of tree, mango, tamarind, and banyan are amongst the other tree species that can be found in abundance here
6. There are about 44 registered tigers in this park

So the correct option is D: Rajasthan

Note: National Parks are areas of countryside, or the sea or freshwater, protected by the state for the enjoyment of the general public and for the preservation of wildlife
1. Biological reserves are areas of land/ water designated as protected areas (having protected status) for purposes of preserving certain biological features
2. Tadoba Andhari National Park is a famous national park in Maharashtra
3. Gir Forest National Park is a famous national park in Gujarat
Dudhwa National Park is a famous national park in Uttar Pradesh
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