Nagarahole Tiger Reserve

Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, formerly known as Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) National Park, is a wildlife reserve in Karnataka. It part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. It is named after the river Nagarahole, which is the Kannada term for ‘Serpent River’. It forms a critical connecting habitat for tigers and elephants to other areas of Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats. The reserve was recently engulfed in a major forest fire, leading to the destruction of several acres of forest covers.

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