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Bor Tiger Reserve

Bor Tiger Reserve:

The Bor Tiger Reserve (BTR) recently sought Rs 1 crore for various works to start wildlife safaris in the Bangdapur and Hingni forest ranges.

  • Bor Tiger Reserve is a wildlife sanctuary which was declared a tiger reserve in July 2014.
  • It is located in the Wardha District of Maharashtra.
  • It is the smallest tiger reserve in India by area.
  • The reserve covers an area of 138.12 sq. km, which includes the drainage basin of the Bor Dam.
  • It is centrally located among several other Bengal Tiger habitats.
  • Towards the northeast lies the Pench Tiger Reserve, towards the east is Nagzira Navegaon Tiger Reserve, and to the southeast is Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is located to the southeast, Melghat Tiger Reserve stands to the west; Satpura Tiger Reserve lies to the north-west.