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  • 13 July, 2020

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All India Tiger Estimation

All India Tiger Estimation

All India Tiger Estimation 2018 has entered the Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. The fourth iteration of the survey, conducted in 2018-19 was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both resources and data amassed.

According to the report of 2018, India now has an estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have been photo captured, about 83 % of the tiger population. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global tiger population.

India has already fulfilled its resolve of doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, much before the target year of 2022.

The All India Tiger Estimation is done every four years once, It is

  • Steered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority
  • Technically supported by Wildlife Institute of India
  • Implemented by State Forest Departments and partners.

Source: PIB


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