Bengal's Buxa Reserve To Get Six Tigers From Assam's Kaziranga Park

Preparations have been made to for secure and clean transit of tigers. (Representational)


The West Bengal forest division is bringing six tigers to Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district, as a part of its effort to reinforce the inhabitants of huge cats within the nationwide park, an official has stated.

The six huge cats are being introduced from Kaziranga Nationwide Park in Assam, Chief Wildlife Warden Ravikant Sinha stated.

“Preparations have been made to make sure secure and clean transit of the animals,” he added.

Mr Sinha stated the federal government needed to extend the inhabitants of Royal Bengal tigers in BTR, the most important forest in North Bengal with an space of 745 sq-km.

“Not too long ago, two Royal Bengal tigers have been noticed in Buxa by our digital camera traps. These two huge cats had been seen from numerous places of the core space of the forest. So, a minimum of two tigers are there already and we have to elevate the quantity,” he stated.

The six tigers are being relocated from Kaziranga to Buxa as these two reserve forests have related habitats, the official added.

The BTR, which is unfold over the plains and foothills, has about 390 sq-km of core space and is dwelling of 73 mammal species together with leopard, chital deer and wild boar.

The forest division had not too long ago launched a brief movie concerning the BTR, the official stated. The movie was handed over to the Nationwide Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to create a buzz concerning the reserve forest nationally, he stated.


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