Amangarh Tiger Reserve

May 29, 2023

The mutilated carcass of an adult leopard was recently found in the Amangarh Tiger Reserve area.

About Amangarh Tiger Reserve:

  • Location:
    • It is located in Amangarh in Bijnor district in the state of Uttar Pradesh
    • It is situated in the Terai region and covers an area of around 578 sq km.
    • It shares its boundaries with Jim Corbett National Park of Uttarakhand. 
  • It was originally part of the Jim Corbett National Park, and after the state of Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Jim Corbett went to Uttarakhandand Amangarh remained in Uttar Pradesh
  • It was declared a tiger reserve in 2012.
  • Flora: The vegetation of the tiger reserve is a combination of grasslands, wetlands and dense forest.
  • Fauna:
    • MammalsTiger, Elephant, Swamp Deer, Sambar, Cheetal, Hog Deer, Kakar, Langur, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Otter.
    • BirdsHornbill, Red Jungle Fowl, Pea Fowl, Bengal Florican, Fishing Eagle, Serpent Eagle, Osprey, Woodpeckers, Shama, Indian Pitta, Paradise Flycatcher, Orioles, Emerald Dove.
    • ReptilesMonitor Lizard, Turtles, Python, Gangetic Dolphin, Mugger, Gharia etc.