Monday, March 28, 2011

Tiger Census Counts 1,706 increases in Year 2010

India's wild tiger population has increased 12 per cent in the last four years.

Year 2006 census had figured that there were 1,411 tigers, without including any from the Sunderbans.

According to the 2010 year tiger census, whose results were declared on Monday, there are approximately 1,706 of the big cats in the country, which includes about 70 in the marshes of the Sunderbans, which have never been scientifically surveyed before.

2006 year - 1411 tigers

2010 year - 1706 tigers

The population of 295 tigers increases compared last four years.

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