Save the Tigers! Panna Tiger Reserve struggles with big cat overpopulation

Panna Tiger Reserve or PTR is located around the Bundelkhand region. It is now facing the problem of overpopulation. Tigers are not simply going out of the core area and into the buffer zone. Many of them are travelling further away.

Panna Tiger Reserve is based across Panna and Chhatarpur districts. It covers 576 sq km area. The population of tigers in PTR at the present has reached 55 in numbers with the addition of the recently born cubs. The reintroduced tigers along with their offsprings have littered 35 times. Seven tigers in total were reintroduced from other reserves. Two of them were males.

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