Similipal National Park is situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. It is the 7th largest national park in India.
Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, gaur, and chausingha can be found here.42 species of mammals, 242 species of birds and 30 species of reptiles have been documented in Simlipal National Park.
Previously it used to be a hunting ground for the royalty. The odisha government declared Simlipal as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1979.