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Tigers in Decline, Indian Survey Finds

Science  22 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5866, pp. 1027
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5866.1027a

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The use of new sampling techniques has cut by half the estimated number of wild tigers in India. A new report this week from the Indian government puts the number at 1411, compared with 3642 in 2002.