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Rajasthan to develop tiger corridor

13th July, 2021 ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Context:

  • This newly proposed tiger reserve in Bundi district will connect the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur district with the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve in Kota district.
  • Increasing numbers of Tigers and other apex predators certify its robust biodiversity.
  • After the Centre’s nod for creation of the Ramgarh Vishdhari sanctuary.

 

About the tiger corridor:

  • Tiger corridor connecting three tiger reserves passing through districts including Sawai Madhopur, Kota and Bundi.
  • It will be a functional corridor, which will help in dealing with the issue of overpopulation of tigers which Ranthambore is facing currently.

 

Ramgarh Vishdhari tiger sanctuary

  • It is adjoining the buffer area of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
  • This newly proposed tiger reserve in Bundi district will connect the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur district with the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve in Kota district.
  • Ranthambore Tiger Reserve at present has a population of more than 65 tigers.

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/rajasthan-to-develop-corridor-connecting-3-tiger-reserves-7392478/