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Survey Finds Surprisingly Few Bengal Tigers in India

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Survey Finds Surprisingly Few Bengal Tigers in India

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Survey Finds Surprisingly Few Bengal Tigers in India

Survey Finds Surprisingly Few Bengal Tigers in India

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A recent census of Bengal tigers indicates that there are far fewer tigers in India than previously believed.

India's leading expert on tigers, Valmik Thapar, talks with Debbie Elliott about the unchecked poaching that has devastated the wild tiger population over the decades.