26 Mar '11, 12pm

India's tiger population has increased for the first time in decades

India's tiger population has increased for the first time in decades

According to the 2009-10 tiger census report, the number roaming India has jumped to 1,510-1,550 from 1,411 in 2004-05. -- PHOTO: AP NEW DELHI - INDIA'S tiger population has increased for the first time in decades, a newspaper said on Saturday, citing a national tiger census report slated to be released next week. According to the 2009-10 tiger census report, the number roaming India has jumped to 1,510-1,550 from 1,411 in 2004-05, The Indian Express newspaper said. The newspaper report came ahead of an international tiger conservation conference due to open on Monday in the Indian capital New Delhi. India is home to more than half of the world's rapidly dwindling wild tiger population, but its conservation programme, said by the government to be the world's most comprehensive, has been struggling to halt the big cat's decline. Tiger conservationists welcomed the news and ...

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