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Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve

Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve (SMTR) is set to become the fifth tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu and the 51st in the overall country. It will cover forests of Megamalai wildlife sanctuary and Srivilliputhur grizzled squirrel wildlife sanctuary in the districts of Theni, Virudhunagar and Madurai. At least 14 tigers are estimated to be living in ..


Srivilliputhur–Megamalai – 5th Tiger Reserve in TN

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the creation of the fifth tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu. Highlights The tiger reserve will surround the Meghamalai and the Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuaries within it. The approval was given in the backdrop of the demand by the environmental activists. The activists were demanding for the ..