Wednesday, 7 November 2018

NEWSLINK: Leopard population in state up 30% in decade

Between 2006 and 2017, the leopard population in the state increased by nearly 30% — up from 1,070 in 2006 to 1,395 in 2017. And the 2017 census showed a 20% rise in the leopard count from the previous census conducted in 2011.

There were 1,170 leopards in the state according to a 2011 census. Understandably, operations to extricate leopards from human habitations have increased by 35%.

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