Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh has become the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot of its own.
The Mascot has been named ‘Bhoorsingh the Barasingha’ to present the hard ground swamp deer as the spirit of the reserve and spread awareness to save it from possible extinction. The Kanha tiger reserve, spread over Mandla and Balaghat districts, is the only place in the world where the species exists. Barasingha or Swamp Deer is the State animal of Madhya Pradesh.
Takeaways from above News-
- Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh becomes first in India get official mascot
- Name of the mascot is ‘Bhoorsingh the Barasingha’
- Barasingha or Swamp Deer is the State animal of Madhya Pradesh
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Source- The Hindu