• Largest extant cat species
  • Most recognisable and popular of the world’s charismatic megafauna
  • Apex predator
  • Territorial and generally solitary
  • Since the early 20th century, tiger populations have lost at least 93% of their historic range
  • listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List.
  • India is home to 80% of tigers in the world.
  • 2006 – 1,411
  • 2010 – 1,706
  • 2014 – 2,226
  • 2018 – 2967
  • Kerala – 190