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Uttar Pradesh’s fourth tiger reserve

The fourth tiger reserve has been notified by the Uttar Pradesh Government. Key facts The state cabinet has approved the notification of Uttar Pradesh’s fourth tiger reserve in the Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary (RWS) in Chitrakoot district under the Wild life (Protection) Act of 1972. While this wildlife sanctuary does not host tigers of its own, ..

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Manas National Park- Rise in Tiger Population

The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam have witnessed a sharp rise in the population of rhinos and tigers. Overview: The authorities of the national park expect the tiger population will rise to more than 60 from 48 as per the 2021 census. In 2010, the tiger population of the park was recorded ..

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Reintroduction of Cheetahs in India

Government of India has planned to bring disease-free, behaviourally sound Cheetahs from abroad in India, as a part of reintroduction plan. What are other qualities that Government is looking for? Government is also looking for Cheetahs, that are not overly imprinted to humans but tolerant, predators-wary, and are capable of hunting wild prey. Cheetahs should ..

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Tiger Deaths in India in 2021

According to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), in 2021 India reported the death of around 126 tigers. Highlights Recently, a tiger was found dead in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh, taking toll to 44 in MP in 2021. NTCA is investigating the cause of the recent death of Tiger in Madhya Pradesh. Before that, a tigress died ..

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What is KVIC’s RE-HAB Project?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari recently announced that the project of Khadi and Village Industries (KVIC) called RE-HAB has become a huge success. Thus, it is to be implemented in other states as well. This includes Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. What is Project RE-HAB? ..

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Project Dolphin

Dolphins are aquatic mammals; belonging to Order Cetacea. Cetus means a whale or a huge fish. There are around 90 living species in Cetacea divided into two groups. First group comprises toothed animals such as dolphins, killer whales; porpoise; sperm whale; beaked whale, narwhal. The second group comprises the whales which have filter feeder system. ..

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