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In Pictures: Odisha’s Simlipal Tiger Reserve Is Burning

A forest fire has ravaged the Simlipal National Park for the past two weeks. It is one of Asia's largest biosphere reserves

March 07, 2021

Fire at Simlipal National Park in Odisha.

Image courtesy: Vanoomitra Acharya

Forest fires ravage the Podadiha range in Odisha

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The fire has spread to 8 of the 21 forest ranges of Simlipal.

Image courtesy: Vanoomitra Acharya

Fire Service personnel inspect the the charred forest area of Simlipal National Park days after a fire broke out, in Odisha.

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Fire at Similipal National Park in Odisha.

Fire at Similipal National Park in Odisha.

Fire at Similipal National Park in Odisha.

Fire at Similipal National Park in Odisha.

Fire at Similipal National Park in Odisha.