Buxa Tiger Reserve

  • Animals found -tiger, civet, elephant, gaur (Indian bison), Indian boar and red jungle fowl
  • The fragile “Terai Eco-System” constitutes a part of this reserve.
  • The Phipsu Wildlife Sanctuary of Bhutan is contiguous to the north of BTR.
  • Tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park
  • Located in Northern West Bengal, India
  • Located in the Buxa Hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan.
  • Its northern boundary runs along the international border with Bhutan
  • Why in news?
    • The Buxa Tiger Reserve has been identified for the tiger augmentation programme by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).
    • The tigers from the forest reserves of Assam, which have a similar flora and fauna, will be introduced in Buxa.



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