How many tigers are left in Ranthambore? We ask our guide. “40 Tigers, but we sent 3 to another park because poachers killed all of them there.” He answers.

Are there any Tigers in Ranthambore?

We then hear from a German Couple that their guide book claims that only 15 tigers are left in the park. Another person tells us 28 is the total tally now. We aren’t sure which number is the truth, but instead of rising, I am afraid that the tiger population in India is dwindling at an alarming rate.

Later we up a paper and read that two tiger cubs were found dead in Ranthambore by two sick people that used poison goats to kill them. We think about our guides words. “Today we are in a section that has a mother with two cubs, we have a good chance of spotting a tiger.” No wonder we didn’t see them.

 

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