Indravati Tiger Reserve
Indravati Tiger Reserve is in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The perennial river ‘Indravati’ forms the boundary of the reserve on the Northern and Western side, which also happens to be the inter-state boundary between Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. The habitat is large rich with a good potential, being contiguous with the forests of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. It has a good biodiversity and also has a small population of the endangered wild buffalo. In general, the landscape is conflict ridden owing to the left wing extremism.
Area of the Tiger Reserve
Core / critical tiger habitat : 1258.37 sq.km.
Buffer / peripheral area : 1540.70 sq.km.
TOTAL : 2799.07 sq.km.