Pench Tiger Reserve numbers up

26 November 2016

The Times of India

SEONI: The number of tigers in the Pench Tiger Reserve here has gone up to 53, according to the latest figures provided by the State Forest Research Institute (SFRI).

The SFRI has recently informed about the rise in tiger population to the authorities of Pench Tiger Reserve. "The results of camera trap and other prevailing methods of counting of tigers between December 2015 and March 2016 revealed that there are 53 tigers in the wild in the Mowgli land," Field Director of Pench Tiger Reserve, Shubhranjan Sen said.

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