Tiger Census begins in Nepal

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Tiger Census begins in Nepal

Chitwan National Park in Nepal  has begun its tiger census. Using both pug mark counting and modern technology,  it will take nearly three months for completing the field work.
160 cameras traps have been installed,  more than 24 staff  and a dozen elephants are involved.The Chitwan National Park is home to the largest number of tigers in the Nepal where the tiger census of 2010 recorded 125 tigers in the park.