Thursday, 21 September 2017

NEWSLINK: Big cat population on rise in Wayanad

There is no definite data on the number of tigers in Wayanad. But the increasing cases of attacks on domestic animals show that the population of big cats is growing in the wild-agrarian district.


In 2013-2014, there were 115 cases of cattle-lifting (total compensation Rs 25,71,000) whereas in 2015 there were 94 incidents ( Rs 20,25,500). In 2016 and 2017 till date, there were over 150 incidents of cattle lifting, as per the data of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

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