Tiger Reserve In Chhattisgarh



Tiger Reserve In Chhattisgarh


Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh is a tropical moist deciduous and tropical dry deciduous forest. The reserve is also a part of the much larger Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve. Sal, bija, saja, haldu, teak, tinsa, dhavara, lendia, khamar and bamboo flourish here along with over 600 species of medicinal plants. The winding Maniyari river that flows right through the heart of the reserve is its lifeline. Wild fauna found here includes the tiger, leopard, bison, flying squirrel, Indian giant squirrel, chinkara, wild dog, hyena, sambar, chital and over 150 species of birds. Even a short trek through this park easily reveals its extraordinary beauty and biodiversity.





ACHANAKMAR TIGER RESERVE

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The Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary was constituted in the year 1975 it comprises of 557.55 sq kms in the north west forest block of Bilaspur forest division. Forest vegetation mainly comprises of Sal, Saja, Tinsa, Bija, Bamboo. The sanctuary is close to Amarkantak which is the origin of river Narmada. This is only sanctuary where Tigers are spotted.


INDRAVATI TIGER RESERVE

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Indravati National Park is the finest and most famous wildlife parks of Chhattisgarh. Indravati National Park is located in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The Park derives its name from the Indravati River, which flows from east to west and forms the northern boundary of the reserve with the Indian state of Maharashtra. With a total area of approximately 2799.08 sq km, Indravati attained the status of a National Park in 1981 and a Tiger Reserve in 1983 under the famous Project Tiger of India to become one of the most famous tiger reserves of India.