Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tiger Population Rises In Assam

The announcement of the increased rates of the Bengal tiger counts in Assam made by the State Forest Minister Rockful Hussain has brought smiles to many wildlife lovers. The latest tiger census revealed the presence of 143 big cats in the state, which is good news for wildlife lovers.

The census reveals the increased of tigers in various wildlife sanctuaries, with the highest number of them being at Kaziranga National Park in Upper Assam, which is a world heritage site. Tigers are present in Manas tiger reserve and Nameri and Orang wildlife sanctuaries. 

The biggest threat of disappearing of big cats has now been little lessened with the increasing population of tigers in Assam.

Enthusiasts to celebrate: India’s tiger population has grown. Check out this clip to celebrate.

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