HISTORY OF TADOBA

Tadoba National Park lies in the district of Chandrapur in the part of the Maharashtra, in the heart of a reserved forests.Chandrapur was the seat of Gond Kings that ruled over most of the Central India.Raja Khandkhya Ballal Shah was the founder of the Chandrapur and the Tadoba Tiger Reserve is a part of the Chandrapur District, it is also a famous tourists attractions which attracts a large number of tourists and it is also from one of India's 43 Project Tiger.The name Tadoba gets its name upon the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru" which are worshipped by the tribal people of the forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region. As per the legend it is believed that the Taru was the chief of the village and killed in an encounter with the tiger.It is situated on the banks of the Tadoba Lake and also see a big huge tree over here.

Tadoba Andhari Reserve is the very big National Park situated in the area of 1727 kmĀ² which is created in the 1955, it has the various wildlifes which includes the 43 Tigers.Here you can also see the Flora like the Teak, Ain, Bija, Dhaoda, Bamboo, Haldu, Arjun, Tendu and Fauna like Tiger, Leopard, Sloth bear, Wild dog, Jackal, Sambar, Indian Bison, Barking Deer.Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is the combination of the Tadoba National Park and Andhari Wildlife Santuary together.

The total area of the Reserve is 625.40 sq.km from which the Tadoba National Park is spread in the area of 116.55 sq.km. and the andhari wildlife sanctuary which is found in 1986 is spread in the area of 508.85 sq.km.This Reserve is the combination of the Reserve forest, Protected Forest and also includes the other area.