Amrabad Tiger Reserve

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News:Recently,a major forest fire was reported for a second time from the Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Nagarkurnool district.

Facts:

About Amrabad Tiger Reserve:

  • Amrabad Tiger Reserve lies in the Nallamala hills,Telangana.Earlier,it was part of the Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger reserve.
  • The tiger reserve has a large presence of the Chenchu tribe.

About Chenchus Tribe:

  • Chenchus are a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group(PVTGs).They are forest dwellers whose home is the Nallamala forest range.
  • They are an aboriginal tribe whose traditional way of life has been based on hunting and gathering.
  • They speak the Chenchu language,a member of the Dravidian language family.
  • They are found in the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha.