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‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators & Prey in India’ report

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  • July 30, 2020
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‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators & Prey in India’ report

Part of: Prelims – Conservation; Protected Areas

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According to ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators & Prey in India’ report –

  • India stands at 2,967 as compared to 1,400 in 2014.
  • India hosts 70% of the world’s tigers 
  • Nearly a third of India’s tigers are living outside tiger reserve
  • Nearly 17 of the 50 reserves are approaching the peak of their capacity at sustaining their populations
  • Jim Corbett national park in Uttarakhand is the largest habitat of the big cats in India (231 tigers). 
  • Corbett is followed by Nagarhole (127) and Bandipur (126), both in Karnataka.

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