From around 40,000 at the turn of the last century, there are just 1411 tigers left in India. What started as a Royal Sport during the olden times is now a target of Poaching and Depleting Habitat. Our National Animal is fighting for its life!
The rich biodiversity and natural capital of India can be witnessed in the Tiger Sanctuaries. Knowledge of these sanctuaries helps build awareness for the cause.
Corbett State: Uttarakhand Created: 1973 Tiger density: Good
Sariska State: Rajasthan Created: 1978 Status: Recovering from local extinction of tiger due to poaching
Dudhwa State: Uttar Pradesh Created: 1987 Tiger density: Good
Valmiki State: Bihar Created: 1989 Tiger density: Low
Namdapha State: Arunachal Pradesh Created: 1982 Tiger density: Low
Manas State: Assam Created: 1973 Tiger density: Poor/ Recovering
Buxa State: West Bengal Created: 1982 Tiger density: Low
Pakhui State: Arunachal Pradesh Created: 1999 Tiger density: Good
Ranthambore State: Rajasthan Created: 1973 Tiger density: Good