‘Ranthambore National Park is home to 40 tigers’

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 18:34

Jaipur: There are 40 tigers in the Ranthambore
National Park (RNP) as per the 2009 census of the big cat, the
Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

Besides, two predators had come out of the RNP reserve in
the last two years after they got matured. They have now tried
to make their own territory, the government said in reply to
Gajendra Singh Kheenvsar (BJP).

One tigress named `T-37` was seen roaming in Sultanpur
range of Kota division and another in Kailadevi-Bharatpur
range.

The state wildlife department staff were regularly
monitoring their movement and information was being updated,
the government said.

As per March-April 2009 census based on trap system,
there were 40 tigers in RNP including ten cubs. One was
spotted in Kailadevi Sanctuary of Karauli district.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 18:34

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