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Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary: India’s 52nd Tiger Reserve


On 17th May 2022, the Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve.

  • This is Rajasthan’s fourth tiger reserve after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra.
  • The newly notified tiger reserve includes the tiger habitat between Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the northeast and Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve on the southern side and facilitates dispersal of tigers from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
  • Wild animals like Indian wolf, leopard, striped hyena, sloth bear, golden jackal, chinkara, nilgai and fox can be seen in the Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve.
  • According to “Status of Tigers in India” report released in 2019, there are 2,967 tigers in 20 states across the country.