Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state in central India. It is notable as Maharashtra's oldest and largest national park. It is one of India's 43 "Project Tiger" - tiger reserves.
Tadoba was declared as National park in 1955. Later on Andhari wildlife Sanctuary was merged with Tadoba and was named as Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). Andhari is the river flowing through the reserve Total area of the reserve is 1727 km2. TATR is also known as Jewel of Vidharbha.
Tadoba was named under the Tribal God ‘TARU’.
History says that Taru was a villager who died in a fight with a Tiger. He was head of the village. He is been praised by the Tribal living nearby Tadoba. .Tadoba is always a hidden treasure where Tigers can be found roaming in wild.
Sunset and evergreen lakes are worth seeing.
TATR is dense forest. 40% Bamboo and Teak are predominant trees here.