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India is a land of diversity. There is diversity in culture, food habits, the flora and fauna. In order to protect the diverse fauna, we have several sanctuaries and reserves across the country. Often, the words sanctuary and biosphere reserve are used interchangeably. But they are not the same. A wildlife sanctuary is an area where animal habitats and their surroundings are protected from any sort of disturbance. A biosphere reserve is a protected area meant for the conservation of plants and animals. There are about 50 reserves to protect our National animal in our country. Here is a list of total tiger reserves in India.
A biosphere reserve is an area reserved for the conservation of plants and animals. The aim to conserve the biodiversity of the area and the traditional lifestyle of the tribal in that area.
Tiger is our National animal. India is home to about 80% of the tiger population in the world. In order to protect the tiger population in our country, the Government launched Project Tiger in the year 1973. Currently we have fifty tiger reserves in India. Here is a list of tiger reserves in India
Tiger Reserves in India
Name of tiger reserve
|Nagarjunsagar Srisailam (part)||Andhra Pradesh|
|Kamlang Tiger Reserve||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Orang Tiger Reserve||Assam|
|Biligiri Ranganatha Temple||Karnataka|
Tiger Reserves in India Quiz
Q. Name the project and the year in which it was started by the Indian Government to save the tigers.
Ans. Project Tiger (1973).
Q. How many tiger reserves are there in India?
Ans. Fifty (50).
Q. Name the first tiger reserve in India.
Ans. Jim Corbett tiger reserve (1936).
Q. Name the largest tiger reserve in India in terms of area.
Ans. Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve.
Q. Which tiger reserve has the highest tiger density?
Ans. Corbett reserve.
Q. Name the state in which the Kaziranga tiger reserve is located.
Q. Sundarbans tiger reserve is located in.
Ans. West Bengal.
Q. How many tigers are there in India?
Ans. 2967 (as of 2020).
Q. Which tiger reserve has the least area?
Ans. Bor Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra.
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