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Countries Come Together for Tiger Census

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, census )

- 1922 days ago -
The governments of India and Nepal have launched a joint survey, the first of its kind, in an attempt to identify the exact number of Bengal tigers residing within the Terai Arc region. An area shared by both countries, the Terai Arc region extends over

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Ruth C (87)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 1:48 pm
If this is happening, widespread deforestation, habitat loss and the decline of prey species, its because of humans fault, and something needs to be done NOW!

. (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 1:51 pm
Because I do not trust India, I am glad the WWF is overseeing this operation.

Michael Abdi (3)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 2:56 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 3:16 pm
Good news and I hope it has significance! Enjoyed the site too ~ great photos of my big cats.

Elizabeth M (65)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 4:35 pm
Noted. This is a huge undertaking , and I wish them well. This is the first time that these two countries, India and Nepal,have joined together to do this study.Beautiful pictures in this sites archives.
Thanks Cher.

Melissa L (6)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 5:15 pm
Love the pics!

pam w (139)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 6:15 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 7:00 pm
Why now??? Surely there's not many to count at all. I don't trust either of these countries and i sure hope this count isn't being done so these last few Tigers can be hunted and offered up to the highest bidder.

Julie F (68)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 9:47 pm
Great pictures

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 8:58 am

Lisa Sears (150)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 9:26 am
What great news! Thanks for sharing something good.

. (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 10:26 am
Sorry- with their record- I don't trust them. Hope I am wrong

michelle t (41)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:54 pm
I agree with Pam W.
Kep the results confidential.Do not inform crap hunters/poachers

Judith Hand (55)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 2:25 pm
We have a lot of work to do for these creatures. Wouldn't it be wonderful if the population were increased thanks to this joint task? Seeing the little cubs was touching.

Carol H (229)
Monday February 25, 2013, 12:12 pm
noted, thanks Cher

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 5:25 am
Would be lovely if the two countries could cooperate in this issue!!! Thanks Cher
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