Number of tiger increases in Lumbini Province

30th Jul, 2021 | Tourism Mail Crew

BARDIYA, July 30: The number of tigers is increasing in Lumbini province. According to the 2018 tiger census, there are 108 tigers in Bardiya National Park and Banke National Park in Lumbini. 

According to the tiger census, 235 tigers were found in Nepal. Hari Bhadra Acharya, information officer at the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, said that most of them are in Bardiya and Banke National Parks of Lumbini.

According to him, there are 87 tigers in Bardiya and 21 in Banke. The reason for the increase in the number of tigers in Lumbini is that there are more female tigers than males. In 2013, there were only four tigers in Banke. The situation of tigers is similar in Bardiya.