Published On: Tue, Feb 28th, 2017

Cheers! Three tiger cubs spotted in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore

Jaipur: For wild-lifers it certainly is a development to cheer about as three tiger cubs have been spotted in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district.

A close watch was being maintained with security increased in and around the area

According to a senior forest official, the three tiger cubs in question were spotted by a visitor in Kundal area of the park.

“As we all know that these days, practically every second individual has a smartphone and the tiger cubs spotted were vidographed for one and all all to see and feel elated,” said the forest official.

He, however, said that a close watch was being maintained with security increased in and around the area where the cubs were spotted for their safety.

The forest official further said that the tiger cubs seems to be of T-8 tigress.

It may be mentioned here that the Ranthambore National Park has a large tiger population where as per the last census there were around 45 tigers in the park.

Reacting to the development, an expert said that generally a tiger litter has two cubs but in this case it was an exceptional as the cubs were three.

The expert further said that the news of tiger breeding in an area is a indicator of healthy ecosystem and this under any parameters is true for Ranthambore.

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