Tiger population in reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) doubled to 60 from 30
In Tamil Nadu, the tiger population in the reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has doubled to 60 from 30, due to intensive conservation efforts. The MTR is located in Nilgiri District of the state. On the occasion of International Tiger Day (ITR-2018), forest officials and nature enthusiasts, in and around the Annamalai, Mudumalai and Sathyamangalam tiger reserves in the state were engaged in a door to door awareness programme for tiger conservation. The awareness programmes regarding the importance of preserving the tiger population in the country, were held in various schools.
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Districts of India • Environmental conservation • Felids • Mudumalai National Park • National symbols of India • Nilgiris district • Project Tiger • Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary • The Nilgiris District • Tiger • Tiger reserves of India