One of Maharashtra's biggest national parks is Tadoba. Tadoba, which is close to the city of Nagpur, is most known for its tigers and crocodiles.
The Pench Tiger Reserve and its surroundings are where Rudyard Kipling's well-known "The Jungle Book" actually takes place.
On December 12th, 2013, the Nawegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR) was designated as India's 46th tiger reserve. In Maharashtra, it is the fifth Tiger reserve.