Tiger is one of our India’s pride as a national animal. According to India’s 2018 Tiger Census has framed it to the Guinness Book of world records for keeping on live in the on-camera survey. It has entitled as the World’s largest on-camera wildlife survey.
As per the estimation of 2018 All India Tiger’s fourth cycle, India has 75 percent of the global tiger population. Its count is 2,967 tigers. The results were announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Global Tiger Day last year.
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted as, “The All India Tiger Estimation is now in the Guinness World Records for being the largest camera trap wildlife survey, a great moment indeed and a shining example of Aatmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India).” He stated as it is a great moment for our national achievement.
He also admired about Prime Minister leadership in India. By his efforts, India accomplished its settle on to double tigers numbers four years before the target through “Sankalp se Sidhi”.
The Guinness World Records website stated, “The fourth iteration of the survey conducted in 2018-19 was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both resource and data amassed. Camera traps (outdoor photographic devices fitted with motion sensors that start recording when an animal passes by) were placed in 26,838 locations across 141 different sites and surveyed an effective area of 121,337 square kilometers (46,848 square miles).
“In total, the camera traps captured 34,858,623 photographs of wildlife (76,651 of which were tigers and 51,777 were leopards; the remainder were other native fauna). From these photographs, 2,461 individual tigers (excluding cubs) were identified using stripe-pattern-recognition software.”