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Nagarhole National Park

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
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    Environment
  • Published
    7th Jul, 2020
  • It is also known as ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Park.
  • It was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and was upgraded into a national park in 1988. It was declared as the 37th Tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1999.
  • The Park lies in the Western Ghats and is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
  • The Nagarahole River flows through the park, which joins the Kabini River which also is a boundary between Nagarahole and Bandipur Ntional Park.
  • The vegetation consists mainly of moist deciduous forests with predominating trees of teak and rosewood.