India’s wild tiger population up

BBC: The number of tigers in India's wild has gone up by 20%, according to the latest tiger census, which has surveyed the whole of India for the first time. The census puts the population of the big cat at 1,706. There were 1,411 tigers at the last count in 2007. But officials have raised concerns about the amount of territory that tigers have to roam in. India has more than 45,000 sq km (27,961 miles) of forest area in 39 designated tiger reserves. But India's Environment Minister Jairam......

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