Three tiger cubs spotted in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore national park

Updated on Feb 28, 2017 07:36 PM IST

Ranthambore National Park, around 170 km from Jaipur, is known for its large tiger population. The park is at present home to around 43-45 tigers and around 18 cubs.

Three tiger cubs were spotted by a visitor in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.(AFP Photo/ Representative image)
Three tiger cubs were spotted by a visitor in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.(AFP Photo/ Representative image)

Three tiger cubs have been spotted in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district, a Forest Department official said on Tuesday.

“These tiger cubs were spotted by a visitor in Kundal area of the park. These cubs are visible in a video. We are keeping a close watch in the area and have also increased security in and around the area,” the official told IANS.

The tiger cubs seems to be of T-8 tigress, the official added.

Ranthambore National Park, around 170 km from Jaipur, is known for its large tiger population. The park is at present home to around 43-45 tigers and around 18 cubs. It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and it got the status of national park in 1980s.

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