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Bor Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 09, 2014

Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, notified by the State in 1970, is rich in biodiversity with a wide variety of flora and fauna, including tiger, co-predators, prey animals and birds. The habitat is scenic and is on the boundary of Nagpur and Wardha districts, amidst the Satpura-Maikal landscape, forming catchment of the river Bor. The sanctuary is also an important corridor between Tadoba-Andhari and Pench Tiger Reserves of the State. 

Bor is the 47th tiger reserve in the country and the 6th tiger reserve of Maharashtra. With Project Tiger coverage, the reserve would receive funding and technical support which would strengthen tiger conservation, besides eco development to benefit fringe people. 


Flora : 
The area consists typically of Southern Mixed dry deciduous forest and the main species are Teak, Ain, Tendu and Bamboo etc.

Fauna : 
Wild animals found in this sanctuary are Tigers, Panthers, Bisons, Blue Bulls, Chitals, Sambars, Peacocks, Barking Deers, Chinkara, Monkeys, Wild Boars, Bears and Wild Dogs

 

 


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