by NEWSNER , 2021-06-20 17:11:22
Tiger Population In Manas Increases To 46 From 30 Last Year.
Amid the current pandemic situation, tiger population at Manas National Park in Assam has increased to 46 in 2021 since last 30 years.
According to a PTI report, in 2010, there were only 10 tigers in Manas but by 2021, 46 big cats were spotted, Park Director Amal Chandra Sarma said on Sunday.
“A rise of 16 tigers, which is over 50 per cent, in a year is indeed a remarkable achievement and the increased sightings indicate that conservation efforts are working in the park,” he was quoted as saying in PTI.
Among the 46 Royal Bengal Tigers, 19 are adult females, 16 male adults, three sub-adults and seven cubs, he added.
Enlisted in the ”World Heritage Site in Danger List” in 1992, Manas was recognised as a heritage status in 2011.