Over a dozen tigers have strayed into human settlements near the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve and Kheri forest divisions, prompting forest officials
to devise a multi-pronged strategy involving villagers to check man-animal conflict.
In a good news for wildlife
enthusiasts concerned over dwindling big cat population in the
country, at least 15 tiger cubs have been sighted in the
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
After tiger census using camera
trapping method ran into controversy in 2007, a four-tier
strategy to count tiger through Minimal Rough Estimate(MRE) in
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve(DTR) will commence in December.