Three tigers spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve
Three tigers have been spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve (NTR) during a recent tiger estimation and monitoring expedition using camera trapping exercise.
Itanagar: Three tigers have been spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve (NTR) during a recent tiger estimation and monitoring expedition using camera trapping exercise.
The exercise was undertaken between March 2 and April 14 last, NTR Field Director Dusu Shra said in a statement on Friday.
Officials of Namdapha Tiger Reserve Management Authority fixed 20 cameras at different locations covering an area of about 44 sq. Km in which three adult tigers were captured in cameras along with hundreds of leopards, clouded leopards, wild dogs and Asiatic golden cat, the statement said.
Camera trapping exercise carried out during 2012-13 by the Namdapha Tiger Reserve Management Authority in collaboration with Aaranyak had captured one adult tiger from core area.
During 2013-14, tiger estimation carried out by officials of Namdapha Tiger Reserve management and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) captured one tiger in their camera along with many co-predators and preys.
The Namdapha Tiger Reserve is being strengthened with intensive and extensive patrolling and monitoring activities to protect the wildlife, Shra said.