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6 Tigers to be relocated from Assam to Buxa tiger reserve in West Bengal

Six tigers would be relocated to Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal from neighbouring Assam as part of a plan for augmentation of tiger population in the reserve which was approved by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).   "The technical committee of the NTCA has given its approval for the augmentation of the tiger population in Buxa", state Chief Wildlife Warden Pradeep Vyas told news agency PTI.  "Six tigers, two male and four female, would be relocated to BTR from neighbouring Assam", he said.  Asked about the timeframe for their relocation, he said, "It may be done within this year".  See link below to NDTV for details