Sariska Tiger Reserve is a national park and tiger reserve which was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955. It was given the status of a tiger reserve making it a part of India's Project Tiger in 1978. The reserve was declared a national park in 1990, it is the first reserve in the world to have successfully relocated tigers. By 2005, it was declared that no tigers were left in the park, so tigers from Ranthambore National parks were relocated to Sariska successfully.
Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal, UttarKhand
Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is spread over 820 sq. km., and three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. In 1983, three wildlife sanctuaries in the area namely, Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji sanctuaries were merged into one. The forest eco - systems of the Rajaji National Park are quite varied and diverse. A general survey of the forests reveals some important types of plant association like Shorea, Mallotus and Adina community,Shorea,Terminalia and Bridelia community, Dalbergia, Acacia community, Syzygium, Phoebe and Drypetes community etc. Inhabiting the dense green jungles that form the park are an impressive array of creatures - 23 species of mammals - including tigers, leopards, elephants, deer, jungle cat, wild boar and sloth bear - and 315 species of birds are found in Rajaji . The most prominent avian species include pea fowl, woodpeckers, pheasants, kingfishers and barbets, supplemented by a number of migratory species during the winter months. Besides that, the rivers which flow through the park harbour fish such as trout and mahseer. The park has the largest population of Elephants in Uttarakhand. It also has a good number of Tigers and Leopards. Both elephants and tiger are here, at the North-Western limit of their distribution in india.
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