India's Tiger Population Has Increased to Nearly 3,000

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Published on July 29, 2019 - Duration: 01:04s

India's Tiger Population Has Increased to Nearly 3,000

India's Tiger Population Has Increased to Nearly 3,000.

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, recently announced that the country’s number of tigers has grown by almost 600 since 2014.

Nine years ago, it was decided in St.

Petersburg (Russia) that the target of doubling the tiger population would be 2022.

We in India completed this target four years in advance, Narendra Modi, via ‘Time’.

Tigers are categorized as endangered and are the national animal of India.

The nearly 3,000 tigers is a “historic achievement,” as India’s tiger population had previously dwindled to 1,400 about 15 years ago.

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India first began creating sanctuaries in national parks in the 1970s, with the number of protected areas in India reaching 860 in 2018.

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There were also a reported 100 community reserves in 2018, which is a significant increase from the 43 that existed in 2014.

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According to Prime Minister Modi, India is one of the “biggest and safest habitats” for tigers in the world.

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