Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tiger count up in Uttar Pradesh




With country recording a 33% increase in tiger population between 2014 and 2018, UP saw the figure up by 47.86%.


It was revealed by the Tiger Census Report released on Monday (International Tiger Day).


The foresters claimed that in 2014 the number of big cats in UP was 117 and this year it went up to 173.


In 2010, there were 1,706 tigers all over India and in UP they numbers 118.


Similarly, in 2006, the countrywide count was 1,411 and UP 109.


The tiger count was done in 2018 and the range was 148 to 198 tigers in UP.




Source: The New Indian Express, 31 July 2019, Chennai.