Posted by librarykvongole on December 18, 2010
INDIA TO HAVE 8 MORE TIGER RESERVES–
As part of tiger conservation effort, eight more reserves for the wild cat will be set up
in six months, including one in the satyamangalam forest in Tamil Nadu.
The eight reserves will be in addition to the existing 39 tiger santuaries. New tiger
reserves includes satyamangalam Tiger Reserve which used to be a hideout of
sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, Environment Minister jairam Ramesh said.
The other new reserve include B.R.Hills in Karnataka, two in Maharashtra, and one
each in Madhya Pradesh and Orissa, he said at a function here.
published – librarykvongole.