Sariska’s tiger population up to 14

PTI
Sunday, 29 April 2018

Alwar: The number of tigers in the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan’s Alwar district has risen to 14 with the birth of two cubs, an official said.

A tigress named ST-14 has given birth to two cubs, which were first spotted last night in cameras. The cubs are two-months-old, the official said.

“It is a good news for us and also for the wildlife enthusiasts. Two cubs were spotted in camera traps,” Sariska field director Govind S Bharadwaj said.

Alwar: The number of tigers in the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan’s Alwar district has risen to 14 with the birth of two cubs, an official said.

A tigress named ST-14 has given birth to two cubs, which were first spotted last night in cameras. The cubs are two-months-old, the official said.

“It is a good news for us and also for the wildlife enthusiasts. Two cubs were spotted in camera traps,” Sariska field director Govind S Bharadwaj said.

The news has come as a respite for authorities of the Sariska National Park after the death of ST-11 and ST-5, which went missing in the recent past. The park is now home for eight tigresses, four tigers and two cubs, officials said. 

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