Somewhere in Kaziranga....

Latest estimates show that there are 104 tigers in the Kaziranga National Park and Burachapori. In 2014, there were 83 tigers in Kaziranga. While 95 adult tigers were found in Kaziranga National Park, two adult tigers and their cubs were found in Burachapori. Both the parks are located within the Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, sprawling over an area of 860 sq km.

With 104 tigers, the big cat density in Kaziranga has be en found to be 21 tigers per 100 sq km.

Assam has four tiger reserves -Kaziranga, Manas, Orang and Nameri. Orang has 28 tigers and the highest tiger density in the country with 35.44 tigers per 100 sq km. In Manas, which is also a World Heritage Site, 30 tigers were found in last month's estimate. Nameri is yet to come out with its latest tiger estimate.

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