Learn all about India’s 52nd and newest tiger reserve in Rajasthan
India has added another fear to its ceiling in tiger conservation efforts. The Ramgarh Vishdhari Shrine in Rajasthan has received the green signal from the NTCA or National Tiger Conservation Authority. Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is the 52nd tiger reserve in the country. With the addition of this tiger reserve, Rajasthan gets its fourth after the tiger reserves of Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. Ecologist and Senior Forest Service Officer Parveen Kaswan took to Twitter and broke the big news to wildlife lovers.
India will now have 52 tiger reserves.
The Ramgargh Vishdhari Shrine in Rajasthan has received the green light from the NTCA. #NEW
– Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) June 22, 2021
Everything you need to know about the Ramgarh Vishdhari wildlife reserve
- Ramgarh Sanctuary is like a buffer zone for Ranthambore National Park, one of India’s most famous wildlife sanctuaries.
- Rich in biodiversity and wildlife, Ramgarh Sanctuary covers an area of approximately 252 square kilometers.
- One can spot a variety of wildlife like Indian wolf, leopard, striped hyena, sloth bear, golden jackal, chinkara, nilgai among other animals at Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
- According to Rajasthan’s Tourism Department, the best time to visit Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Reserve is from November to March.
- As the covid lockdown is gradually eased, the government of Rajasthan has opened up most of its national parks and wildlife sanctuaries with the exception of tiger reserves. People wishing to visit should follow security measures, Rajasthan Tourism tweeted.