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Tiger-tiger burning bright: Historical efforts have yielded conservation results

Updated : August 21, 2019 04:10 PM IST

From following an archaic method to adopting a scientific method of estimating the tiger population, India has come a long way over the past decade in tiger conservation, ensuring that there is a steady rise in the population of tigers.
However, India’s national animal continues to face threats from the shrinkage of its habitat, biotic interference, hunting of prey animals, poaching and poisoning.
While a lot has been done for tiger conservation in India over the last 15 years, a lot more still needs to be done, argues former Deputy Inspector General of the National Tiger Conservation Authority S.P. Yadav.
Tiger-tiger burning bright: Historical efforts have yielded conservation results

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