Kawal Tiger Reserve

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News:The man-animal conflict in the Kawal Tiger Reserve(KTR) is on the decline as there was no incident of wild animals straying into human habitations for water in 2019.

Facts:

About Kawal Tiger Reserve:

  • Kawal Tiger Reserve is located in Adilabad district in Telangana state. 
  • It was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2012.The reserve is a catchment area for the rivers Godavari and Kadam.
  • Vegetation:It is a dry deciduous teak forest mixed with bamboo, terminalia, Pterocarpus and cassias constitute the predominant flora of the region.
  • The reserve has several species of animals including Cheetal, Sambar, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Indian Bison, Panther and Tiger.