Four more Tiger Reserves

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has given an inprinciple approval for four new tiger reserves in different states in the country.The Rapa Pani Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh,Sahyadri Sanctuary in Maharashtra,Pilibhit Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh and Suna Beda in Orissa will be notified as Tiger Reserves.Pilibhit which gets a spill over tiger population from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is reeling under poaching.The other three sanctuaries have a scattered tiger population.With the addition of these four tiger reserves,the total number of tiger reserves in the country will go up to 40. Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of 6 Tiger Reserves in India.

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