How Many Tiger Reserves in Tamil Nadu?

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A total of 14 tiger reserves in India have received the conservation assured award, Madumalai and Anamalai in Tamil Nadu being among the 14.

India has a total of 53 tiger reserves in 2022.  And out of these 53 tiger reserves, 5 are located in Tamilnadu state of India.

1. Anamalai Tiger Reserve: From Anamalai hills to western ghat, this tiger reserve is India's 25th global biodiversity hotspot. 

2. Mudumalai Tiger Reserve: The Tiger Reserve is very popular as the name Mudumalai is beautiful enough. Mudumalai means old mountains.

3. Kalakkad - Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve: This tiger reserve was formed in 1988 by amalgamating the Kalakkad and Mundanthurai wildlife reserves.

4. Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve: According to the 2019 census, there are 90 tigers and 111 leopards.  It is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

5. Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve: Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve (SMTR) was created in February 2021 covering Srivilliputtur and Megamalai.

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