International Tiger Day 2020: All You Need To Know About India's Success

International Tiger Day 2020: All You Need To Know About India's Success

According to the report, there are five zones in the country that works for the conservation of the tigers-Shivalik Hills and Gangetic Plains Landscape, Central Indian Landscape and eastern ghats, Western ghats Landscape, North East Hills and Brahmaputra plains Landscape and the Sunderbans.

The zoologists said Southeast Asia is a key battleground in the fight to save the big cats, whose numbers globally have plummeted from about 100,000 a century ago to fewer than 4,000 today.

The conservation charity says wild tiger numbers are rising in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal and Russian Federation.

Nepal's tiger population has almost doubled in a decade. He also said that India is tirelessly working with all 13 tiger range countries towards nurturing the tiger.

Conservationists have been calling on the government to deploy soldiers to the forest to combat the theft of the country's unique wildlife, following the lead of countries like India where a "boots on the ground" response has helped tiger numbers recover.

TX2 hopes to double the number of tigers in the wild by 2022, the next Chinese Year of the Tiger.

Pictured, a female Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) grooming her cub in Ranthambore National Park, India.

"In 1973, there were just nine tiger reserves which have now increased to 50".

It showed the population had grown 6% a year between 2006 and 2018.

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In fact, the organisation warned that we could be "losing" the battle to ensure they remain extant.

A database of Thailand's tiger population showed two of the tigers had come from the northern part of the forest to the south, while the third had not been documented before, she said.

"More importantly, we would lose a fellow citizen of Malaysia".

In 2010 China had no more than 20 wild tigers, most of which had crossed the border from Russian Federation.

In the video footage, several tigers slink past the camera traps, but one spots a hidden lens and approaches to investigate, sniffing the device.

Becci May, regional manager, Asian Big Cats, at WWF UK, said: 'Ten years ago, tigers were in such a perilous state that there was a very real risk of them becoming extinct in the wild.

"This is an achievement that not only offers a future for tigers in the wild, but for the landscapes they inhabit and the communities living alongside this iconic big cat".

Tigers in the region are also threatened by habitat loss and the fragmentation of forests, when roads, logging and other developments isolate small populations, leading to inbreeding and a lack of genetic diversity.

The report also evaluates the status of habitat corridors that connect major tiger populations while highlighting vulnerable areas that require conservation.

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