Kali Tiger Reserve

  • The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) recently written to the Chief Wildlife Warden of Karnataka to furnish a status report on an illegal resort in the Castle Rock Wildlife Range of the Kali Tiger Reserve (KTR).

About Kali Tiger Reserve

  • Kali Tiger Reserve, also known as Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve is located in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka.
  • It is a part of the Western Ghats.
  • The Tiger Reserve comprises of two important protected areas of the region viz.,
    • Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and Anshi National Park are contiguous to each other and form a single tract of protected area located in biologically sensitive Western Ghats.
  • Kali River flows through the tiger reserve.
  • Vegetation: Forests are primarily moist deciduous and semi-evergreen, with excellent patches of evergreen forests in the westernmost parts as well as in deep valleys.
  • Flora- bintangur, Malabar tamarind, Garcinia morella, more than 80 species of Orchids
  • Fauna– tigers, black panthers, elephants, Indian bison, sloth bear, Indian wild boar, bonnet macaque, northern plains gray langur, gray slender loris, barking deer, sambar deer and spotted deer.


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