Tigers in Himalayan foothills: Possible linkage between two Tiger population clusters in Terai Arc Landscape, Nepal
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Conserving Tiger (Panthera tigris) in highly fragmented landscapes is a daunting task. Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) at the base of the Himalayas aims to connect the remaining Tiger habitats in southern Nepal and North-western India. Tiger population clusters in central (Chitwan-Parsa) and western (Bardia-Banke) Nepal are distinct with limited connectivity in recent past. We present the photographic evidence of the Bengal Tiger (P. tigris tigris) from forest patch between these population clusters for the first time. The photographs were obtained during camera trap survey across Chure region of Nepal in 2018. Two adult Tiger individuals–a female and a male, were photographed ~40 km apart. This record indicates the possibility of Tiger habitat extension outside the protected areas in Nepal and natural linkages between Chitwan-Parsa and Bardia-Banke Tiger population clusters through forest corridors along the Chure region. Conservation efforts should focus equally on the forests outside protected areas including the critical biological corridors to conserve Tiger in TAL in meta-population approach.

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English
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Journal of Animal Diversity, Volume:3 Issue: 2, Jun 2021
Pages:
69 to 75
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