Phen Wildlife Sanctuary

Why is it in News?

The NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) has decided to develop a buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve.

About Phen Wildlife Sanctuary:

  • Phen forest area was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in year 1983 by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. It is a popular buffer zone of Kanha National Park and lies in the southern region of Kanha National Park.
  • It is surrounded and connected to the Kanha Tiger Reserve through Motinala buffer range.

Faunas Present:

Tigers, Leopards, Wild boars, Cheetal, Sambhar among others.

Source: TH