KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Nepal has neared the target of doubling the number of Royal Bengal tigers by 2022. The Bardiya National Park (BNP) has now nearly 100 tigers- increased from 87 recorded during the last tiger census.

NEW DELHI, July 29: India’s tiger population has grown to nearly 3,000, making the country one of the safest habitats for the endangered animals.

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Sept 23: On the occasion of National Conservation Day today, Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its national tiger population since the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022 – was set at the St Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010.