Almost 1,000 people take part in Karnataka's tiger census
A census to estimate tiger numbers is taking place in five tiger reserves and three wildlife sanctuaries in the Indian State of Karnatika. The tiger census is being carried out on different dates throughout India where the last census in 2014 showed a wild tiger population throughout the country of between 1,945 to 2,491 big cats. Karnatika alone showed the largest number of tigers in India during the last census with a count of 406 animals. The world population of wild tigers stands at about 3,500 with India having approximately 60% of the total world population. More information can be read by following the link below.