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International Tiger Day 2021: Here are 10 best tiger reserves in India

Updated On Jul 29, 2021 10:17 AM IST
  • International Tiger Day is observed annually on July 29 to raise awareness of the dwindling population of the species. Several factors like illegal wildlife trade, human-wildlife conflict, habitat loss, and fragmentation have led to the decrease in their population over the years.
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The numbers of the Wild Tiger dropped by more than 95% over the last 150 years, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Here are 10 of the best tiger reserves in India that are home to a large number of tiger population.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 29, 2021 10:17 AM IST

The numbers of the Wild Tiger dropped by more than 95% over the last 150 years, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Here are 10 of the best tiger reserves in India that are home to a large number of tiger population.(Unsplash)

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Manas National Park, Assam: This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers an area of 39,100 hectares. It spans the Manas river and is bounded to the north by the forests of Bhutan.(Instagram/@total_indians) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Manas National Park, Assam: This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers an area of 39,100 hectares. It spans the Manas river and is bounded to the north by the forests of Bhutan.(Instagram/@total_indians)

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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan: This is one of the biggest tiger reserves in India with an area of 1.134 sq. km. (Instagram/@eduardoortiztirado) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan: This is one of the biggest tiger reserves in India with an area of 1.134 sq. km. (Instagram/@eduardoortiztirado)

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Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh: This reserve has the highest population of the Royal Bengal Tigers and is spread across a distance of 820 sq. km. (Instagram/@tigers_of_bandhavgarh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh: This reserve has the highest population of the Royal Bengal Tigers and is spread across a distance of 820 sq. km. (Instagram/@tigers_of_bandhavgarh)

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Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala: Located in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala, this reserve has a huge population of Bengal tigers, white tigers, Asian elephants, wild boar, and sambar. (Instagram/@tdpcthekkady) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala: Located in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala, this reserve has a huge population of Bengal tigers, white tigers, Asian elephants, wild boar, and sambar. (Instagram/@tdpcthekkady)

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Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh: Also known as Kanha-Kisli National Park, this is the largest national park in the state of Madhya Pradesh. (Instagram/@birlashashank) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh: Also known as Kanha-Kisli National Park, this is the largest national park in the state of Madhya Pradesh. (Instagram/@birlashashank)

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Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand: This reserve covers an area of 500 sq. km. It is also home to more than 500 bird species 7 species of amphibians, among other varieties of fauna. (Instagram/@thetarzanway) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand: This reserve covers an area of 500 sq. km. It is also home to more than 500 bird species 7 species of amphibians, among other varieties of fauna. (Instagram/@thetarzanway)

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Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka: Established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, this national park in Karnataka has the second-highest tiger population in India. (Instagram/@road2infinity) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka: Established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, this national park in Karnataka has the second-highest tiger population in India. (Instagram/@road2infinity)

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Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, West Bengal: A very famous tourist destination and a World Heritage Site, Sunderbans Tiger Reserve is home to the Royal Bengal tiger and several endangered species including aquatic mammals, birds, and reptiles.(Instagram/@asian_adventures_india) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, West Bengal: A very famous tourist destination and a World Heritage Site, Sunderbans Tiger Reserve is home to the Royal Bengal tiger and several endangered species including aquatic mammals, birds, and reptiles.(Instagram/@asian_adventures_india)

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Sariska National Park, Rajasthan: This reserve in Alwar district, Rajasthan, stretches over an area of 881 km² and is amongst the most visited national parks in India. (Instagram/@vanaashrya) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sariska National Park, Rajasthan: This reserve in Alwar district, Rajasthan, stretches over an area of 881 km² and is amongst the most visited national parks in India. (Instagram/@vanaashrya)

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Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Andhra Pradesh: Built in 1983, this is the largest tiger reserve in India with an area of 3,728 sq. km. (Instagram/@samarabbas01) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Andhra Pradesh: Built in 1983, this is the largest tiger reserve in India with an area of 3,728 sq. km. (Instagram/@samarabbas01)

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