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The population of Manas rhinos increased to 32 from 5 animals more than a decade ago. If rampant poaching is a major challenge, the Assam state is making huge efforts on patrolling involving new technologies such as drones to control the diferents protected areas of the indian state. Assam has a vision to get 3000 rhinos by 2020, which involves translocation to Manas and other smaller protected areas along the Brahmaputra from the overpopulated Pobitora and Kaziranga national park. http://www.wwfindia.org/news_facts/?14521
jeremie posted a topic in World wildlifeBhutan made a very positive announcement: the population of tigers in Royal Manas in increasing, from 12 tigers in 2015, to 22 in 2016. Further information concerning the science is available in the report. This is without doubt some great news, and demonstrates the strong commitment of Bhutan to save the tiger. http://www.wwfbhutan.org.bt/?uNewsID=316050 Doubling of Tigers in RMNP PDF 24.34 MB
Bhutan will soon announce the results of its tiger census on Global Tiger Day (July 29th), a mid-point on the path leading to the goal to double the global tiger population (Tx2 commitment). http://tigers.panda.org/bhutan/meet-bhutan/ I have the idea we will receive good news! Bhutan hosts tigers living over 4000 meters, the highest ever observed on earth. There is a documentary on youtube showing the Panthera expedition to confirm the rumors.
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