Dinosaur Fossils (Ghughua) NATIONAL PARK
About Dinosaur Fossils (Ghughua) National Park
The Ghughua National Park, also known as Ghughwa or Dinosaur Fossil National Park is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh in the district of Dindori and on the way from the Kanha National Park to the city of Bandhavgarh. It is a human-made park that contains fossils that are dated to 6.5 million years ago from what is believed to be the Gondwana Supercontinent. The fossils displayed here have been collected from the nearby areas of around a 100 km radius.The Park is located near the town of Shahpura and the fossils that are displayed here have been identified as belonging to 31 genera of 18 families, containing fossils of various shells, fruits, seeds, leaves, and some animals. The most prominent fossils are the Palm fossils and the Eucalyptus Tree fossils are native to Australia, which indicates that these were of the time of the Gondwana Supercontinent.
distance from major cities
Jabalpur – About 81 km
Delhi – About 932 km
Mumbai – About 1180 km