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Panna Tiger Reserve

Panna Tiger Reserve:

A delegation of senior forest officers and frontline staff from Cambodia came for training at Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) and studied India’s tiger reintroduction programme and all its aspects.

  • Panna Tiger Reserve is a critical tiger habitat located in the Vindhyan mountain range in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh.
  • It was declared a Project Tiger Reserve by the Government of India in 1994
  • It is characterised by a ‘Table Top’ topography.
  • It consists of extensive plateaus and gorges.
  • Ken River flows from south to north through the reserve.
  • The dominant vegetation type is dry deciduous forest interspersed with grassland areas.
  • It supports a sizable population of Sloth Bear, Leopard, and Striped Hyena.
  • Other prominent carnivores are Jackal, Wolf, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, and Rusty Spotted Cat.