The wildlife sanctuaries and reserves in Pune serve as a habitat for nearly half the species of higher animals in the entire Deccan plateau. The biologically high diversity of wildlife in Pune can be attributed to its location. Katraj Snake Park, Biligiri Rangana Temple Wildlife Sanctuary and others are the perfect place to explore wildlife in and around Pune. The conservation parks and sanctuaries house several varieties of wildlife - spot hills, valleys, streams and myriad wildlife: leopards, gaur, spotted deer, elephants, snakes, reptiles, birds, turtles and maybe even the elusive big cat. Indulge in pro-wildlife activities this vacation as sensationalism is the calling of wildlife hotels in Pune. Rustic cottages perched on slopes by the lake or quaint rooms overlooking the magnificent flora and fauna, creates a medley of beautiful vistas. Visit the wildlife resorts in Pune and relish a lakeside rhapsody leaving behind the baggage of urban life.