Environment and Ecology
Translocation of Tigers
▪ The Maharashtra forest department is planning to translocate tigers from Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Chandrapur district to Sahyadri Tiger Reserve (STR).
▪ The move aims to revive the population of tigers in STR.
Tiger Translocation in India
▪ Tiger translocation projects have been undertaken in India since 2008.
✓ Sariska Tiger Reserve – 2008
✓ Panna Tiger Reserve – 2009
Tiger Reserves with zero tigers
✓ Sahyadri Tiger Reserve (STR)
✓ Kaval TR in Telangana
✓ Kamlang TR in Arunachal Pradesh
✓ Dampa TR in Mizoram
✓ Satkosia TR in Odisha.
✓ The STR is located in northern Western Ghats
✓ It comprises of Chandoli National Park and Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary.

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