Scientists worried about India's tiger population.
At first, the numbers seem impressive: India's tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation. But independent scientists say such an increase — to 2,226 big cats — in so short a time doesn't make sense. "The circus is not necessary," said tiger expert K. Ullas Karanth, science director for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Asia. "All of this tom-tom'ing and arm-waving, claiming we've had stupendous success, is ridiculous and unscientific." please follow the link below to read the repot in CTV News.