‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators & Prey in India’ report
Part of: Prelims – Conservation; Protected Areas
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.