Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Nestled in the verdant hill ranges of Nallamalais – an offshoot of Eastern Ghats, the Nagarjunasagar – Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR)is one of the biggest tiger reserves in our country. Spread over an area of 5937 Sq. Km. in five revenue districts, this tiger reserve is an abode of rich bio-diversity with many endangered flora and fauna.
The Geo-Morphology of the habitat is interesting, with plateau, ridges, gorges and deep valleys, supporting a tropical dry deciduous forests having an under growth of bamboo and grass.
Area of the Tiger Reserve
Core/ Critical Tiger Habitat : 3721 Sq. Km.
Buffer / Peripheral area : 2216 Sq. Km.
Total : 5937 Sq. km.