International Tiger Day 2020: Images, Videos, Theme, Significance, All You Need To Know About India's Success
International Tiger Day 2020: All You Need To Know About India's Success
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International Tiger Day 2020: All You Need To Know About India's Success

International Tiger Day 2020: Project Tiger, launched in 1973, has been a success story despite the seemingly insurmountable challenges of poaching, loss of habitat, human and wildlife conflict and climate change.

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Union Ministers and and wild life lovers have been tweeting interesting facts about International Tiger Day. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar posted a short video on Twitter, talking about how the phenomenal success was achieved. "15 months, survey of 3,81,400 sq km of forest area and 5,93,882 man days...," the video said. "Project Tiger was launched in 1973 with just nine tiger reserves. Today, India has 50 reserves with 2,967 tigers," Mr Javadekar tweeted.

Project Tiger was launched in 1973 with just 9 tiger reserves. Today, India has 50 reserves having 2967 tigers.
Tiger sits at the peak of the food chain and the increased numbers is a testimony of the robust bio-diversity. #IndiasTigerSuccess#InternationalTigerDay#TigerDaypic.twitter.com/pmEEsWInee

— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) July 29, 2020

Piyush Goyal, who hold the portfolios of Railways and Commerce and Industry in the Narendra Modi cabinet, wrote on the microblogging site: "Balancing between modernisation and conservation, PM has been on the forefront to save tigers...".

Balancing between modernisation & conservation, PM @NarendraModi ji has been on the forefront to save tigers - our national & cultural heritage

On International Tiger Day, let us take a pledge to raise awareness for conservation of our national animal #IndiasTigerSuccesspic.twitter.com/dx5QIAj2qs

— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) July 29, 2020

Not only tigers, there are 30,000 elephants, 3,000 one-horned rhinoceros and over 500 lions in the various wild life sanctuaries of the country.

Across the world there are currently 13 tiger range countries - India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam. 

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