Tiger : The Beauty of India

International Tiger Day is celebrated on 29th June every year to increase global awareness towards Tiger conservation. This day was first started and celebrated in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit and the fact was conceptualised when experts realized that tigers were very close to extinction.

International World Tiger Day aims to bring attention to halt their decline. Many factors have caused their numbers to fall, including habitat loss, climate change, hunting and poaching. Tiger Day aims to protect and expand their habitats and raise awareness of the need for conservation.
 
Tiger currently, mainly found in the regions of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and in China. Several reports suggest that in the 20th century alone 93 percent of total Tiger extinct from the planet. And as per 2016 global census, there is only 3,890 individual tigers remaining on earth. And currently, 70 percent of total tiger are conserved in India.

Project Tiger in India

India is playing a major role in tiger conservation since 1973. Indira Gandhi then Prime Minister initiated a project and named it ‘Project Tiger’. Since then approx. 25 tiger reserve has been built and the population of the tiger is tripled in last 4 decades.

Reap Benefit believes in the cause of solving environmental problems and on International Tiger Day stand for the preservation and protection of one of the beauties of India.

Here are some amazing clicks right from the Jungles of India

A Tiger resting under the shade of the tree
Don’t find me angry, I am just giving you a perfect shot
Ah! I am too lazy for any pose
Is anyone mightier than me?
Walking down the river
No matter where I am going, I am always tall
Two is always better than one! Isn’t it?

[ Photo courtesy: Ratna Singh ]