Tiger Conservation Efforts – Project Tiger, etc.

Places in news: Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

Mains level : Not Much

A herd of around 25 elephants from Nepal’s Shuklaphanta National Park reached the tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh almost a month back.

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

  • Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is located in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh and was notified as a tiger reserve in 2014.
  • It is one of the few well-forested districts in Uttar Pradesh.
  • It forms part of the Terai Arc Landscape in the upper Gangetic Plain along the India-Nepal border.
  • The habitat is characterized by sal forests, tall grasslands and swamp maintained by periodic flooding from rivers.
  • The Sharda Sagar Dam extending up to a length of 22 km is on the boundary of the reserve.
  • The tiger reserve got the first international award TX2 for doubling the tiger population in a stipulated time.

Try answering this PYQ:

Q.Consider the following protected areas:

  1. Bandipur
  2. Bhitarkanika
  3. Manas
  4. Sunderbans

Which of the above are declared Tiger Reserves?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

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