Thursday, 21 September 2017

NEWSLINK: Conservationists elated at increase in BNP tiger count

Intensified conservation efforts have yielded positive results in the Bardiya National Park (BNP), with the protected are witnessing a significant rise in tiger population.

Officials said they were happy to announce an addition of 12 tigers in the BNP.

The last tiger census in 2013 had put the tiger population in the BNP at 50, up from 18 in 2009.
During our recent survey, we found 62 adult tigers and 13 cubs, said Conservation Officer Ramesh Kumar Thapa.

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Tigress in Bandhavgarh NP.jpg

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