Tiger census begins in Similipal Tiger Reserve

Updated:4 months ago IST

Mayurbhanj (Odisha), Feb 17 (ANI): Tiger census work has started in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha along with a ban on entry of tourists till the end of this month. The counting of tigers, which began yesterday, is being carried on with camera trap and pug mark methods. As many as 500 cameras are already installed inside the sanctuary area spread over 250 locations and 9,000 Plaster of Paris pads (PIP) were being prepared to take the identification marks of the big cats.

Related Video

iocl