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Rajaji National Park sees a rise in Tiger Population, Tigers may have doubled this year

After rigorous efforts finally, the Rajaji National Park has seen a rise in the tiger population. It is speculated that the number of tigers may have doubled this year as compared to last year. This has been recorded in the camera traps of the Wildlife Institute of India (WIF) and the Forest Department. Both the parks are on the final stage of counting the tiger population in the park. In 2014, the Rajaji National Park had around 11 Tigers, after which the National Tiger Conservation Authority gave directions to install camera traps in the jungle for the fourth phase tiger monitoring.

Rajaji National Park sees a rise in Tiger Population, Tigers may have doubled this year

Src: Footage of Tiger wandering in Rajaji National captured in the camera trap

These cameras are recording the activities of the Tigers and it is said that the tiger population has doubled in the last year. The camera trap has also recorded the tigresses along with their cubs. According to the Forest Officials, conserving the tigers, lending safety measures and by improving their habitat has resulted in an increase in the tiger population. It is for the first time that so many camera traps have been installed for conducting a deep study of the wildlife at Rajaji National Park.

Src: Amar Ujala

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