Melghat Tiger Reserve
Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in the foot hills of the Satpuda range, spread over three districts, viz. , and Buldhana. The habitat is composed of vast tracts of inviolate natural forests, with deep valleys, high hills and rivers. The area is drained by Khandu, Khapra, Sipna, Gadga and Dolar rivers which are tributaries of Tapti. Geologically the area is classified as trap with underlying basalt.
Area of the Tiger Reserve
Core/ Critical Tiger habitat : 1500.49 Sq.km.
Buffer/ Peripheral area : 1268.03 Sq.km.
Total : 2768.52 Sq.km.