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Nepal sees tiger population go up by 63% since 2009

July 31, 2013

The number of wild tigers living in Nepal has increased by 63% to 198 since 2009, a government survey has shown.

Nepalese officials described the findings as a "milestone" in the bid to double the number of wild tigers by 2022, as agreed by the region's leaders at an international summit in 2010.

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