Nepal’s wild tiger Population has reached 235, nearly doubling the reference line of around 121 tigers in 2009.
If the trend continues, Nepal could become the First Country to double its tiger Population.
According to a report release by The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Nepal could become the first nation to double its tiger population since the launch of determined TX2 goal at the St Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010 to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022.
Nepal’s wild tiger population has reached 235, nearly doubling the reference line of around 121 tigers in 2009.
The previous study in 2013 had estimated the tiger population at 198. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its tiger population.
The Representative of WWF Nepal Dr. Ghana S Gurung said that despite the fact Nepal is just a few tigers away from accomplishing the target of double tiger numbers by 2022, it also eMphasises the non-stop need to ensure protection and improved habitats for the long-term existence of the species.