Despite natural habitats of elephants gradually getting shrunk in Odisha over the years, the elephant population was found to have increased marginally to 1,954 this year from 1930 in 2012.

BAGERHAT : Tiger population in the Sundarbans may fall from the previous 2004 census, according to a preliminary analysis of Bangladesh-India Joint Tiger Census Project, reports UNB.

In an effort to prevent lion deaths in rail accidents, the state forest department has decided to fence both sides of the 70km railway tracks connecting Pipavav to Bhamar in Amreli district.

The population of the Amur tiger in Russia has increased to as many as 540 individuals over the last ten years, according to figures released by the Russian government.

Bengaluru: When the national tiger census report was released in January this year, Karnataka had every reason to feel proud. The state is now home to 406 tigers, the highest in the country.

Uttarakhand is all set to conduct leopard census in December. The last census in 2008 revealed the presence of 2,343 leopards in the state.

Population of lions in Gir forest and other protected areas has gone up by 27 % as compared to 2010

OPEN TO REVIEW Buxa and other reserves may see recount of tigers

Census finds 27% increase in number of endangered lions found in their only habitat in the world – the Gir forest of Gujarat

According to 2015 census, there are 109 male, 201 female and 213 sub-adult lions in the wilderness of these four districts.