Ranthambhore | Thu. 22 June 2017
Ranthambhore| A new tiger cub was captured in camera trap on 6 June 2017. The cub was captured in the camera trap in Kandoli area at Falaudi Range in Ranthambhore National park, situated in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan.
The cub should be the mother of T-79. The tigress, T-79 is quite young mother. Probably, it is the first litter of her. She is considered the third litter of T-13.
As per ACF Mr. Daulat Singh Shaktawat, there might be more than one cub. He also mentioned that as per Village wildlife watchers there were pugmarks also reported after the camera trap. Now this area is on priority for monitoring by forest department. We need to wait for more good news….
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, which at present is home to around 60 tigers, was declared as Sawai Madhopur Wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and in 1973 it gained the protection of `Project Tiger`. It got the status of National Park in 1980.