Tiger pugmark found in Himachal Pradesh : DFO WILDLIFE
Shimla, Jan 23
Endangered Tiger, pug mark have been found in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. This was informed through a twitter post of DFO Wildlife Division Shimla who released a picture of pugmark.
“Tiger’s pugmark in Paonta Sahib. A rare reporting of the national animal in HP, adjacent to our very own Simbalbara National Park.(#tiger #paonta #hp). Shimla WILDLIFE Division @dfowlshimla state on an official Twitter handle.
It is first time that tiger pugmark were traced in the hill state. Tiger may have migrated to avoid coldwave and may be following migration of prey towards the foothills.
Himachal Pradesh also shares long geographical boundary with state of Uttrakhand where tiger habitat Jim Corbett National Park is located.
JCNP is a part of the largest Corbett Tiger Reserve; the Project Tiger lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The Majestic landscape of Corbett is well-known for its tiger richness. Established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett has the glory of being India’s oldest and most prestigious National Park. It is also being honoured as the place where Project Tiger was first launched in the year 1973.
This Unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth to Project Tiger in India to safeguard the most endangered species and the Royal wild animal of India called Tigers.
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