Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary gets the status of fourth tiger reserve of Rajasthan
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Union Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav informed that Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has been notified as the 52nd Tiger Reserve of India.
This will be the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra.
The National Tiger Reserve Authority (NTCA) had on July 5 last year given in-principle approval to make Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary and its adjoining areas as tiger reserves.
The specialty of Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve is its ecosystem and tiger friendly environment.
With its declaration as a Tiger Reserve, along with the conservation of biodiversity, the population of the forest fauna living in the area will be protected, this will enable the region to write a new chapter of ecology, tourism and development at the local level.
This protected area is an ideal habitat for wild animals like wolf, leopard, striped hyena, bear, golden jackal, chinkara, nilgai and fox.
Apart from tiger conservation, this sanctuary is also famous for its ecosystem as well as flower species.
Total number of tigers in the country
According to the Status of Tiger in India report released in 2019, there are currently 2,967 tigers in 20 states across the country.
Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand have more than 50% of the total tiger population in the entire country, which number 1,492.
Madhya Pradesh has the largest number of tigers, whose number is 526.
There are about 4,200 tigers left in only 13 countries of the whole world, out of which 70% tigers are in India.
International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.
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