Madhya Pradesh has nearly 288 tigers at present, state Forests Minister Dr Gaurishankar Shejwar said on Sunday.
The movement of Tigers has increased in four places at Thooka Naickken Palayam forest range with pug marks being noticed, forest officials said.
A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau .
Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.
Nepal`s tiger population has increased by 64 per cent in the last five years and the country plans to double their numbers by 2022, government said today.
There may be an increase in the number of Tigers in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, as per a new census, conducted using camera traps.
Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.
In a good news for animal lovers, scientists have traced DNA samples of four cubs to a big cat originally living in Panna reserve before sudden disappearance of tigers from there in 2009.
The new corridor will come up at an estimated cost of Rs.200 crore.
Population of tigers in Sathyamangalam reserve forest areas in the district has risen to 25 in 2012 as against 18 last year, a census by forest officials stated.
The Panna Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, is rejoicing the success of its unique translocation experiment to revive their population.
The big cat population in Madhya Pradesh has dropped to 257 from 300 tigers in 2006.
Maharashtra has a tiger population
of 169 as per the latest count, the state legislative assembly was informed here.
Malaysia draws up roadmap to hike to 1,000 the nation`s tiger populace, which has plummeted to just 500 now.
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