Nearly 3,996 fires have been recorded during the last seven days only in Telangana indicating ‘sabotage’. Maximum damage was seen in the The Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR)
- Alerts were put out by the Forest Fire Alert System based on satellite remote sensing technology.
About The Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR)
Adilabad district in Telangana
Flora:Dry Deciduous Teak Forests mixed with Bamboo.
Fauna:Mammal species that have been sighted include tiger, leopard, gaur, cheetal, sambar, nilgai, barking deer, chowsingha, sloth bear.
Growing human encroachments, rampant poaching, illegal wood felling and habitat loss.