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New measures for tiger census

The Hindu Business Line
New Delhi
10 Jan 2018

The pan-India tiger census to begin later this month will aim at higher accuracy for which the authorities have decided to double the number of camera traps and include new region, mostly in Uttarakhand. The census is held every four years. with about 70 per cent of the world free-ranging tigers, India is home to 2,226 of this endangered species, of which about 640 roar outside tiger reserves.