Nationwide tiger census continues

Posted on: December 14, 2017 | views: 41
A nationwide census of tiger continues across the country. The survey started from November 30 in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and Parsa National Park (PNP), while it will begin from December 16 in Bardiya National Park (BNP), Banke National Park (BNP) and Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP). The areas sheltering tigers have been divided into three categories for the census, while a total of 37 tamed elephants have been used, said the Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation. Likewise, the total 1,200 camera traps have been used to track movement of tigers, it added. Suunto compass, and rangefinder have also been used. The Department estimates 250 employees and Rs 32 million expenditure for the project that will last the total 66 days.