Tiger census

India's 2018 tiger census sets new Guinness Record as largest camera-trap wildlife survey

India's tiger estimation for the year 2018 has entered the record books as it was awarded the Guiness World Record on Saturday for being the largest camera-trap wildlife survey.

Jul 11, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

India's Tiger population improves 33% to 2,967 in 2018

The Tiger Estimation exercise is believed to be the world’s largest wildlife survey effort in terms of coverage, intensity of sampling and quantum of camera trapping.

Jul 29, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister

As per a tiger census conducted at the national level in 2010, considered as authoritative figure, there were 38 tigers in Parambikulam spread over 643 sq feet area and 34 in Periyar that covers an area of 925 sq feet.

Aug 18, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

First ever leopard count estimates 12,000 to 14,000 spotted big cats in India

The first ever leopard census in India, carried out alongside the tiger census last year, has put the population of the species at 7,910 in and around tiger habitats.

Sep 07, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Tiger population in Bangladesh falls to 106 from 440 in 2004

Bangladesh has only 106 tigers in the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, a sharp decline from 440 in 2004 due to unchecked poaching of the endangered animals, following an India-Bangladesh survey, a top forest official said Monday.

Jul 27, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Govt refutes claims of Oxford-led study, says tiger census correct

The Indian government has rejected claims made by the Oxford University's wildlife experts that the increased tiger count was a result of flawed methodology for the census conducted in January this year.

Mar 03, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Tiger population in North East up

Tiger population in North Eastern hills and Brahmaputra flood plains has increased to 201 in 2014 from 148 in 2010, according to the latest status report on tigers.

Jan 23, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

28 tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve

The number of tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve has increased from 22 to 28, an official said Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Odisha govt faces criticism over dwindling tiger population

Voicing concern over reports about Odisha lagging behind as compared to the national trend of increase in tiger population, Congress on Thursday said it reflects the failure of the state government.

Jan 22, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Tiger census: Expert group questions methodology adopted

A day after tiger census declared a 30 per cent jump in big cat population, a wildlife expert group questioned the procedure India adopted for the estimation, saying the method used cannot yield "sufficiently refined results" to accurately measure changes in tiger numbers.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

Odisha concerns over decline in tiger population

With the All India Tiger Estimation Report, 2014 reporting a fall in big cat population in Odisha, the state government Wednesday said it will examine the matter and take up the issue with the Centre.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

U'khand becomes second most tiger populated state

Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.

Jan 21, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Tiger population rises to 2226 in 2014

The government on Tuesday released the latest tiger population report which shows a bump up in population.

Jan 21, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Western Ghats zone holds world's single-largest tiger population

A single ecological continuum spread across three states of India in the biodiversity rich Western Ghats region holds the world's single-largest tiger population, according to a government report.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

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Jan 20, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Tiger population rises to 2226 in 2014, up from 1706 in 2010

The government on Tuesday released the latest tiger population report which shows a bump up in population.

Jan 20, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Latest tiger census 'positive': Official

The government is all set to release the latest tiger population report which is "positive" showing an improvement over the earlier census.

Jan 16, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Increase in Tiger population in Uttar Pradesh

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.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Tiger census in Tadoba-Andhari reserve on May 25

Forest authorities will conduct a tiger census in Tadoba-Andhari reserve in the neighbouring Chandrapur district during the full Moon on Buddha Purnima on May 25, officials said.

May 23, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

Tiger census begins in Buxa reserve

The annual wildlife monitoring exercise today began at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal with the forest department hoping to collect photographic evidence about the presence of the big cats.

Feb 13, 2013, 19:48 PM IST