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Video: How The Lost Tigers of Alwar’s Sariska Made a ‘Royal’ Comeback

Alwar was a victim of large-scale tiger poaching and had lost its tiger population

India has risen to the call of the fast-declining tiger population. The majestic creature is not just the pride of Indian forests but is also a critical part of the ecosystem—from the Himalayas to the Nilgiris.

Rajasthan is one of the states in India that is home to a large tiger population. Forests in Sawai Madhopur, Mount Abu, and Alwar, have the necessary natural conditions which are suitable for a healthy tiger population.

Unfortunately, tigers in these forests are not completely immune to poaching. As it turns out, they were tragically vulnerable.

When a probe conducted by the CBI declared that Sariska did not have any tigers left, the forest officials of the area took up the responsibility to repopulate the reserve with tigers.

Watch the inspiring story of how forest officials successfully re-introduced tigers in Alwar:

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