India’s Tiger Census Reveals Encouraging Rise

India’s Tiger Census Reveals Encouraging Rise

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tigerThe efforts of tiger conservationists and the Indian government appear to be paying off.

Officials received “a very encouraging sign” from a new tiger census published on Monday that estimated the number of wild tigers in India to be 1,706. That’s almost 300 more than the last count of the highly threatened species, tallied in 2006.


(READ the story in Deutsche Welle)

 

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