India’s Tiger population increases to 3,167

  • PM Narendra Modi has released the latest Tiger census data, which shows the country’s big-cat count increased by 200 in four years to 3,167 from 2,967 in 2018.
  • This report revealed that the Western Ghats showed a significant decline in numbers from 981 in 2018 to 824 in 2022.
  • While the Sundarbans is threatened by the effects of climate change and the rise of sea levels.
  • India hosts some 75% of the global tiger population living in forests.