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Tadoba National Park : CENTRAL INDIA

Located in the Chandrapur District of Maharashtra, India, it is one of the most prominent and unique tiger reserves in India and is also one of India's Project Tiger Reserves. It was established in 1935 and declared a national park in 1955. It has an attractive bio-diversity and is also famous for its rich heritage. The name 'Tadoba' is the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru", praised by the tribals who live in the dense forests of Tadoba and Andhari region, while Andhari is the river that meanders through the forest.

The forest is categorized as Southern tropical Dry Deciduous Forest with teak as the dominant species.

Tadoba Lake sustains the Marsh Crocodile, which were once common all over Maharashtra.

Location
Chandrapur District, Maharashta, India
Nearest Rail Head
Chandrapur
Nearest Airport
Nagpur
Area
623 sq. km (Combining Core and buffer forest)
Vegetation
Southern tropical Dry Deciduous Forest
Established
1935
Major Wildlife Attractions
Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Indian Bison
Best Time to visit
October to June