Recently, a fresh outbreak of fire has been reported
from Kundkere range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve. In February, Bandipur Tiger
Reserve had witnessed a major fire which spread to the adjoining Wayanad
The Bandipur National park is located in
Karnataka. It was established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Kerala.
It was notified as an Elephant Reserve under Project elephant. The Project
Elephant scheme was launched by the Government of India in 1991 for better
conservation of elephant through protection and management of their habitat.
The, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur
National Park, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole National Park, Mukurthi National Park and
Silent Valley are part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Nilgiri Biosphere
Reserve was the first biosphere reserve in India established in the year 1986.
It is located in the Western Ghats and spreads over parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala