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Tiger Population Numbers in India flawed, says UK Study

India used a commonly used method to count tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt, said a┬áteam of scientists from the University of Oxford, Indian Statistical Institute, and Wildlife Conservation Society. Criticising shortcomings in the ‘index-calibration’ method that yields inaccurate findings, the team said the flawed census should be corrected. It may be noted ...

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