Average 124 Tigers Poached Every Year In Asia Between 2000-18

by Ritu Versha Nov 18, 2020 • 02:43 PM Views 1318

This day in 1972, India adopted tiger as her national animal. While tiger population has increased by 30% poaching remains a serious threat to the species. According to a TRAFFIC report, on average, 124 tigers were killed each year between 2000 and 2018 in Asia, with India accounting for the highest number of seizures at 463 or 41%