Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary | 02 Dec 2019

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Recently a tiger travelled 1300 km distance between Maharashtra and Telangana passing through Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary and Tipeshwar Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra.

Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary

  • The Dnyanganga Sanctuary is situated in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra.
  • It is a part of the Melghat Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra.
  • It is located near the Dnyanganga River which is a tributary of the Tapti River.

Tipeshwar Tiger Reserve

  • It is located in Yawatmal district of Maharashtra.
  • The rivers such as Purna, Krishna, Bhima, and Tapti flow through the sanctuary.
  • Due to the presence of a sufficient quantity of water, it is also popularly known as Green Oasis of Maharashtra.

Source: IE