@ParveenKaswan/ Twitter A stunning image of a tigress strolling through a forest with her 5 s is doing the rounds on social media for more factors than one. It was shared by Parveen Kaswan, who works for the Indian Forest Service and is a member of the International Union for Preservation of Nature.
After immense efforts to help the species bounce back from being on the edge of termination, this tigress is among the first to be identified with 5 cubs –– two more than the typical litter, which generally consists of 3 cubs.
This is magical picture. Count the #cubs with #tigress. I know for a reason how few people will be elated after seeing this. Efforts are helping in making this species bounce back from verge of extinction. PC Siddharth Singh.
Australia rains and this… the 2 magical tweets of the day so far? https://t.co/RDt9wisCTD
— debjani ghosh (@debjani_ghosh_) January 6, 2020
According to the, the tiger population in India has actually been regularly growing recently, with the figure rising nearly a third from 2,226 to 2,967 from 2014 to 2019.
In July last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his country is now one of the biggest and most secure habitats of the tiger’s. At the time, it was estimated that India is house to around 70% of all the tigers on the planet.
This is a big preservation success for the nation after 80,000 tigers were believed to be killed in India in between 1875 and 1925 alone, as a result of bounty and sports hunting.
Pexels In 1972 a strict wildlife defense law was carried out, making it nearly totally prohibited to eliminate or capture wild animals, even if they’& rsquo; re considered as & lsquo; problem animals & rsquo;. Indian authorities also purchased more forest guards and enhanced protection reserves after pressure from conservationists all over the world.
Fortunately, from around 2006, their efforts seemed to take hold and a healthy uptick in tiger numbers started.
There has also been a rise in human-tiger dispute in recent years, mainly due to there being too couple of forests to sustain the number of tigers living in the country, unless more reserves are added.
Hopefully India will continue with its commitment to growing and securing tigers in such a way which won’& rsquo; t produce future dispute.
Kaswan’s sensational picture would suggest the nation is so far doing an excellent job at developing a safe environment for this stunning species to prosper.
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— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) January 7, 2020
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