Bardia National Park wins TX2 Award for double Tiger population in 2022

Bardia National Park wins TX2 Award for double Tiger population in 2022

Bardia National Park wins TX2 Award for double Tiger population in 2022

Bardia National Park in Nepal, and Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in India, have won this year’s TX2 Award for doubling their population of wild tigers since 2010. A second award for Tiger Conservation Excellence will be presented to Khata Forest Conservation Area in Nepal which secures transboundary connectivity for tigers between Nepal and India.

The awards celebrate the upcoming launch of the 2022 Lunar Year of the Tiger. In September tiger range countries will convene at the second Global Tiger Summit in Vladivostok to assess progress towards the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the number of tigers in the wild – and to identify tiger conservation priorities for the next 12 years.

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Bardia National Park wins TX2 Award for double Tiger population in 2022

 

Mission TX2 is a campaign by WWF to double the population of the tiger. TX2 is a 12 year goal: 2010 – 2022, from the last year of the Tiger to the next. In 2010, at the Tiger Summit in St Petersburg, Nepal and the 12 other tiger range countries committed to the most ambitious and visionary species conservation goal ever set: TX2, which means to double wild tiger numbers by 2022, the next year of the tiger

Royal Bengal Tiger, the largest of all Asian big cats is one of the tourist attractions of Nepal specially Bardia and Chitwan National Park. They can be differentiated easily because of their strips which are unique. The weight of males ranges from 180 to 258 kg (397 to 569 lb); while that of the females ranges from 100 to 160 kg (220 to 350 lb). Males have an average total length of 270 to 310 cm (110 to 120 in) including the tail; while females measure 240 to 265 cm (94 to 104 in) on average.


Major Attractions of Bardia National Park

 

  • One of the major wildlife sighting destinations, offering maximum sighting probability of endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, Asian Wild Elephant, Greater One-horned Rhinoceros, Swamp Deer, Black Buck, Crocodiles, Gangetic Dolphin, and bird species including Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, Sarus Crane.
  • Habitat of the tallest recorded Asian Wild Elephant named as “Rajagaj”.
  • Park offers the narrowest home range for adult Royal Bengal Tiger.
  • BNP nurtures the highest population of Asian Wild elephants and the second-highest population of Royal Bengal Tiger, Greater One-horned Rhinoceros, and Swamp Deer.
  • Entertains the highest pray base density among the Nepalese protected areas.
  • Majestic views of lush grasslands, forest in its peak canopy, rivers, wetlands, and the bioclimatic variations in tropical and sub-tropical climatic regions.
  • the indigenous Tharu culture and tradition.

 


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