Tiger count in the Sunderbans reaches carrying capacity
The Sunderbans tiger population may have reached its carrying capacity. The scientists of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), who are compiling data as part of the all-India tiger census, have revealed this.
The carrying capacity of a population is the maximum number of individuals that can live in a population stably. This, the scientists said, can be a cause of concern especially if movement corridors are disrupted, as this would lead to over-crowding of tigers who would be compelled to enter human habitation triggering conflict. See link below to read the story in The Times of India.