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Sariska Tiger Reserve UPSC NOTE

 Why in News

  • The number of big cats in Rajasthan’s Sariska Tiger Reserve has increased to 40 with the recent sighting of five new cubs

  • There were no tigers left in Sariska in 2005

  • To revive the tiger population there, a tiger rehabilitation programme was started in 2008 by bringing two tigers and tigresses from the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur district

  • After the rehabilitation of tigers in 2008, tigress ‘ST 12’ gave birth for the first time now

Sariska Tiger Reserve

  • Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in Aravali hills and forms a part of the Alwar District of Rajasthan.

  • It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and was declared a tiger reserve later in 1978, making it a part of India's Project Tiger.

  • It encompasses ruined temples, forts, pavilions and a palace.

  • Kankarwadi Fort is located in the centre of the reserve. 

  • It is said that Mughal emperor Aurangzeb had imprisoned his brother Dara Shikoh at this fort in the struggle for succession to the throne.

  • It also houses a famous temple of lord Hanuman at Pandupole related to Pandavas.

Flora and Fauna:

  • It is characterised by rocky landscapes, arid scrub-thorn forests, grasslands, cliffs, and semi-deciduous forests.

  • It is dominated by dhok trees, salar, kadaya, gol, ber, banyan, gugal, bamboo, kair, etc.

  • It also supports a diverse array of other animals such as Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, sambhar, chital, nilgai, four-horned antelope, wild boar, hyenas, and jungle cats.



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Sariska Tiger Reserve UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
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