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History of Kabini
Kabini is found in the Karapur Forest Area of Karnataka, nestled among the Western Ghats. Home to exotic flora and fauna, the forests surrounding Kabini are unique in diversity and richness.
Irrigation tanks indicate that there used to be agricultural lands within the forests in a previous time. While the Lingayat kings of the area controlled these lands, forests were open for the people to cultivate.
A Forest Department was established in 1860 to reduce the damage that the lands were facing and were soon declared as government owned reserved forests.<...