Tiger Numbers up 33% in 4 yrs | Tiger Census Report in 2019

In great news for tiger conservation, India has recorded its highest ever rise, at 33%, in the numbers for big cats: from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, making it home to 75% of global population.

The healthy jump in numbers means India achieved its target of doubling the tiger count four years ahead of 2022. The objective was set nine years ago, with the 2006 count of 1,411 set as the base year.

While releasing the tiger census report on the International Tiger Day on Monday.

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