Armed with the recent report on status of tigers, co-predators and prey, the Kerala Forest Department will revive its campaign for a tiger reserve in Wayanad, which is home to a significant number of big cats.
The Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary has 120 individuals tigers and a tiger density of 9.33 tigers in 100 sq km.
The report noted that the sanctuary had “more tigers and higher density of tigers than many other reserves and should be gazetted as a tiger reserve.” The report had yielded 1,380 tiger detections, including 29 images of cubs.
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