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 massive cats within the nationwide park, an official stated on Saturday.
The six huge cats are being introduced from Kaziranga Nationwide Park in Assam, Chief Wildlife Warden Ravikant Sinha instructed PTI.
“Preparations have been made to make sure protected and easy transit of the animals,” he stated.
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.
“Just lately, two Royal Bengal tigers have been noticed in Buxa by our digicam traps. These two huge cats have been seen from numerous places of the core space of the forest. So, not less than two tigers are there already and we have to elevate the quantity,” Sinha stated.
The six tigers are being relocated from Kaziranga to Buxa as these two reserve forests have comparable habitats, the official stated.
The BTR, which is unfold over the plains and foothills, has about 390 sq-km of core space and is house of 73 mammal species together with leopard, chital deer and wild boar.
The forest division had just lately 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 added.