The number of tigers in Andhra Pradesh will increase to 75
According to the tiger census conducted from last April 21, the forest department officials are optimistic about the possibility of increasing the number of tigers to 75 in Andhra Pradesh. The census of tigers, which is conducted once in four years on the orders of the central government, will be completed by the 29th of this month.
The final report of the tiger census based on footprints and camera images will be sent by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. According to the officials’ estimate, there is a possibility of increasing from the present 60 tigers to 75.
Tiger is the most magnificent Animal, that has captured the imagination of humans from time immemorial. Global Tiger Day is celebrated on the 29th of July every year to raise awareness about the Conservation of Wild Tigers to celebrate Global Tiger Day every year, a resolution was adopted in 2010 at Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia.
Since then every year on the 29th of July, Tiger Day is celebrated.
It has less massive conservation efforts put by member countries, and whereas the Tiger Population in India in 2006 was 1411 & as per the 2018 census it is 2967. It shows, the success of conservation efforts put by Govt. of India and State Governments.
As per the 2018 All India Tiger estimation / Census, the population was (48) in Andhra Pradesh which stands as (60) in 2020.
The Global Tiger population is 3900, and more than 75% Wild Tiger population is found in the Indian Sub-Continent.
The trend for the rising population of Tigers in India is as follows:
2006 – 1411
2010 – 1706
2014 – 2226
2018 – 2967
This shows the increasing trend and hard work put in by state Forest Departments.
Apart from the scientific methods of monitoring Tigers, the State put a strong protection network in place to protect this endangered species.