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Indian Wildlife reserves have been formed in Odisha(Orissa) to safeguard the endangered life of certain species found in abundance in a particular region. These special forests are the natural habitats of these species and efforts are taken to allow these wilds to breed and flourish in these protected forests. The three significant wildlife reserves of Odisha are the Chandaka elephant reserve, Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve and Simlipal Tiger Reserve. These three Wildlife resserves in india are very famous among Wildlife tourism in india.These forests of thick green cover are instrumental in boosting the ecotourism of the region.
Elephants Reserve of Odisha(Orissa):- Two Elephant Reserves have been set up in the state of Odisha(Orissa) to enable these giant species to flourish in large groups amidst their natural habitats.
Simlipal Tiger Reserve has been in existence since 1956. The reserve got nation wide attention after being selected as one amongst the 9 reserves for implementation of the 1st phase of project tiger. The project recognized the tigers being the predators and the indicator species thus making them one of the crucial elements of an ecosystem and of the most significant factor to balance a food chain.
The Chandaka Elephant reserves were formed in the year 1982 to check the depleting forests Chandaka which were once spread till Bhubaneshwar. The reserve is today spread over an area of 176 sq kms.
A tiger reserve has approved on papers in sanctuaries of Satkosia George and Basippalli. Pug marks of 18 tigers and 36 leopards were collected in the year 2004 from both these sanctuaries. The flora of this region is dominated by Moist Deciduous Forests, Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest, Bamboo Brakes, Dry Tropical Riparian Forest and Teak Plantations.