6 March.Similipal, Odisha, India
A total of 399 fire points have been identified in the fringe areas bordering the Similipal forest. (Photo credit: Fire Department, Mayurbhanj)

  • The Similipal fire started in February
  • The biosphere reserve is Asia’s second largest forest reserve 
  • It is home over 50 species of animals, including the endangered Bengal Tigers