The number of adult tigers in India’s Mana National Park has more than quadrupled in the last ten years, rising from 10 in 2010 to 38 in 2021.
It is estimated that between 2001 and 2004, there were no tigers in the park, which had been devastated by rioting and poaching.
In 2005, a photograph of an adult tiger taken in the national park was published. Since then, there has been an increase in the number of critically endangered tigers, as well as an increase in the number of leopards.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Global Tiger Forum’s aim of doubling the number of tigers by 2022 has already been surpassed, according to the organizations.