Tiger deaths due to poaching reduced in last 3 years: Environment ministry
Millennium Post Delhi|November 30, 2021
While in 2019, as many as 805 cases of illegal trafficking of endangered animals were recorded, in 2020 the number came down to 601

NEW DELHI: The number of tiger deaths due to poaching has come down significantly in the last three years while elephant deaths because of the same reason have gone up, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

In response to a query in the House, Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey said in the last three years, 58 tigers were victims of poaching, out of which seven were killed in 2020, 17 in 2019 and 34 in 2018.

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