Meghamalai tigers

New tiger reserve in India: nr. 51!

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The forests of Meghamalai and Srivilliputhur are approved to be the 51st tiger reserve in India.

There was a discussion of years whether these two areas should be a tiger reserve or not. But the National Tiger Conservation Agency finally approved it, which means that at least 14 tigers will have more protection in the future.

The article was published by The Hindu on February 6, 2021.