Kumbhalgarh TR: Survey for Tiger Reserve Status in September 2021

types of protected area in india | Kumbhalgarh Tiger Reserve proposal

A survey to carry out a feasibility assessment of Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary as a potential tiger reserve will begin in September 2021. Earlier, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) had fixed August 26 to start the assessment, but after a committee member was replaced, the date has been postponed. In 2019, Rajasthan Forest Department had …

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Human Wildlife Conflict in Rajasthan

Human Wildlife Conflict in Rajasthan

The intensity and frequency of human-wildlife conflicts has escalated in recent decades due to the exponential increase in the human population over the past century and the subsequent encroachment of human activities on wilderness areas. In Rajasthan, the leopard is the most common carnivore involved in conflicts with humans. Human Wildlife Conflict In simple terms, …

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The Big Cats of India

The wild Big Cats of India

Felidae is the biological family of cats and member of this family is called Felid. There are five species of big cats found in India. The big cats of India are: Asiatic lion Bengal tiger Snow Leopard (found in Himalayas) Clouded Leopard (found in Himalayan foothills, China) Indian Leopard Species Taxonomy In 1816, Lorenz Oken named …

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Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary

Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary in Karauli Rajasthan

The Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary is the northern extension of the Ranthambore National Park and falls within the buffer zone of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Ranthambhore became a national park on 1 November 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Wildlife Sanctuary and Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary, and in 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged …

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