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Number of tigers in Sundarbans rises to 114

Staff Correspondent
23 May 2019, Thu
Published: 04:55 Updated: 05:19

Number of tigers in Sundarbans rises to 114

The number of Royal Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans has increased to 114 from 106. 

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin announced this on Wednesday while unveiling a report on ‘Second Phase Status of Tiger in Bangladesh Sundarbans 2018’.

The first-phase survey of the USAID BAGH project recorded 106 tigers in 2015.

With the latest report, the number of tiger has increased by 8 percent in three years.

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