Saturday, 28th February 2015

Tiger census in Shuklaphant

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The counting of Bengal tiger has begun in the Shuklaphant Wildlife Reserve.

132584615 21nThe tiger counting would be conducted with the help of camera strapping. Chief Reservation Officer at the Wildlife Reserve, Yuvraj Regmi, said that 80 cameras would be placed in pair at different places in the Reserve.

A team of 21 technical persons, including the officials from the Reserve and the Nature Conservation Trust, will ride on two elephants inside the Reserve for the enumeration.

The enumeration would last for 35 days.

In the last year's count, there were 21 tigers in this Reserve which spreads across an area of 305 km square.




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