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Rajaji Park notified as tiger reserve

Uttarakhand, with the second highest tiger population in the country after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve.

The Rajaji Tiger Reserve is the second tiger reserve in the State after the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

The Rajaji National Park has been notified as a Rajaji Tiger Reserve by the Centre. The area declared as the tiger reserve (1075.17 sq km) includes the 255.63 sq km of the Rajaji National Park’s buffer zone.

. Forest Department officials said the notification of another tiger reserve would attract more tourists and boost the economy of the State

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