Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve

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Overview:

A tigress recently died of electrocution in a buffer zone of Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.

About Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve:

  • Location:
    • It is located in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh.
    • It is situated in the northeastern part of the state of MP and is bordered by the Guru Ghasidas National Park on the south.
  • It consists of Sanjay National Park and Dubri Sanctuary, along with buffer areas taken from Sidhi and Shahdol districts.
  • The reserve is part of the Bandhavgarh-Sanjay-Guru Ghasidas-Palamau landscape.
  • It forms a wildlife corridor connecting Bandhavgarh and Palamau Tiger Reserve.
  • Rivers: Banas, Gopad, Mawai, Mahan, Kodmar, Umrari and others.
  • Flora:
    • It comprises of North Indian moist deciduous peninsular sal and North Indian dry deciduous peninsular sal.
    • The forests in the Dubri sanctuary range from dense to open sal forests with remains of degraded bamboo stumps.
  • Fauna: The major species found are tiger, Sloth bear, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, Sambar, leopard, Dhole (wild dog), Jungle Cat, Hyena, Porcupine, Jackal, Fox, Indian Wolf, Indian Python Four-horned Antelope, and Barking deer.

 


Q1) Where is Palamau Tiger Reserve?

The Palamau Tiger Reserve is located in the western side of Latehar district on the Chhotanagpur plateau in Jharkhand The forest is surrounded by the Netarhat Forest in the South, Auranga River in the North, Latehar Forest Division on the East and Garhwa Forest Division and Sarguja District

Source: Tiger Electrocuted To Death In Madhya Pradesh's Sanjay Tiger Reserve