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Tiger population at Periyar Tiger Reserve remains intact according to latest census

The total number of tigers in the PTR is estimated at 35-40. While the previous camera-trap census had also recorded around 25 wild cats, this time tigers which were hitherto unrecorded were also spotted inside the forest. Though the number of cubs is not recorded, the census revealed a marked increase in their population,” said the officials. See link below to read the report in The Indian Express.