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Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

  • It is located in Pilibhit district, Lakhimpur Kheri District and Bahraich District of Uttar Pradesh.
  • It was declared in September 2008 on the basis of its special type of ecosystem with vast open spaces and sufficient feed for the elegant predators.
  • It is India’s 45th Tiger Reserve Project.
  • The northern edge of the reserve lies along the Indo-Nepal border while the southern boundary is marked by the river Sharada and Khakra.
  • It represents the only tiger population with the ecological and behavioural adaptations of the tiger unique to the Tarai region.

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