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Uttarakhand gets new tiger reserve

Uttarakhand, the State with the second highest tiger population after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve, besides the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

The Rajaji National Park has now been notified as the Rajaji Tiger Reserve by the Centre.

The tiger reserve (1075.17 sq-km) includes the 255.63 sq-km area of Rajaji National Park’s buffer zone.

The new tiger reserve is expected to bring in more tourists and boost the economy of the State.

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