India’s 2018 tiger census set a Guinness report

Vibha Sharma

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 11

India’s 2018 tiger census has set a brand new Guinness report. Announcing it, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted: “Under the leadership of PM @narendramodi, India fulfilled its resolve to double tiger numbers 4 years before the target through #SankalpSeSiddhi. @GWR @PMOIndia.”

According to some of the detailed wildlife surveys ever performed, the nation’s tiger inhabitants rose by 6 per cent to roughly 3,000 animals.

Paired digicam traps have been positioned at 26,760 totally different places throughout 139 research websites, which generated roughly 35 million photographs, together with 76,523 tiger and 51,337 leopard photographs.

An software was despatched to the Guinness Book of World Records to see if this was the largest wildlife survey ever performed wherever on the planet.

Apart from setting a brand new world commonplace in counting massive carnivores, the encouraging outcomes validated India’s efforts in tiger conservation.

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