127% increase of tigers using underpasses
Even as wildlife lovers raised an outcry over curtailed wildlife mitigation structures after a tiger got injured in a road hit on NH-44 (NH-7) on April 17 the latest report by the Wildlife lnstitute of lndia (Wll), which suggested these mitigation steps, reveal that there is a 127% increase in the use of these underpasses by tigers as compared to 2019. A survey reported 352 crossings by tigers in 2020 compared to 155 in 2019. Similarly 167 leaopard crossings compared to 37 in 2019. More on this interesting srory can be seen by following the link below.