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India's tiger population increases by 30% in past three years

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posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 03:25 AM

Here is a good news for wildlife conservationists and tiger lovers. The population of tigers has increased in India from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014.

"Never before such an exercise has been taken in that massive scale where we have unique photographs of 80% of the India's tiger".

India's tiger population was 1,411 in 2008. Tiger census is carried out after a gap of every three years by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in the country.

According to the 2011 tiger census report, the tiger population estimated was 1,706 (i.e. ranging between a minimum of 1,571 to a maximum of 1,875). The results included figures from 17 states having tiger population.

Finally some good news, Tiger population has also been increasing in Nepal as well. Though Numbers seems to be going down in rest of the world.But this is some massive increase in population. I wonder

I guess the positive effects of the above two events are now showing.
edit on 20-1-2015 by maddy21 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 03:30 AM
Great news.

Thanks for the heads up.

posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 03:52 AM
Big lover of big cats, thanks for the smile.

posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 04:08 AM
great news!
because tigers are awesome and i don't even live close to india!

posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 04:20 AM
well this makes me happy

posted on Jan, 20 2015 @ 08:09 AM
a reply to: maddy21

Great News!

Lets hope it continues as well as other Increases in other species!

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