Sitanadi-Udanti Tiger Reserve – UPSC Prelims

Sitanadi-Udanti Tiger Reserve:
  • Establishment:
    • Sitanadi-Udanti Tiger Reserve came into existence in the year 2008-09, are two separate reserves (Udanti & Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuaries) combined together.
  • Location: It is located in the Gariaband district, Chhattisgarh.
  • Ecological Diversity:
    • It contains various types of forest crop mixed with Sal forest.
    • Asiatic Wild Buffalo is the key endangered species found in the Core Area.
  • Apart from the tiger, other endangered and rare species are Indian Wolf, Leopard, Sloth Bear and Mouse Deer.
  • Rivers:
    • Sitanadi River originates in the middle of Sitanadi Wildlife sanctuary.
    • Udanti River flows from the west to east covering a major part of the Udanti Wildlife sanctuary.
Other Tiger Reserves in Chhattisgarh:
  • Achanakmar Tiger Reserve.
  • Indravati Tiger Reserve.

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