Tiger population finally increasing in Thailand

Last Modified: Fri Feb 19 2016 12:44:27 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 8 years
    over which, dynamics of the tiger population in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary assessed across 624–1026 sq. km with 137–200 camera traps.
  • 90
    distinct individuals animals were identified through rigorous analysis of photographic capture-recapture methods. Over 21,359 trap days worth of data was analyzed.
  • 79.6% to 95.5%
    estimated survival rate arrived at based on the analysis, suggesting reduction in poaching.
  • 35 to 58
    estimated measure of abundance, suggesting an increase in population