Russian team in Panna Tiger Reserve to study Tiger Reintroduction Project

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Team Members of Tiger Watch Programme with PTR Officers
Team Members of Tiger Watch Programme with PTR Officers

Panna (Madhya Pradesh): A 2-member team from Russia, supported by International Fund for Animal Welfare, Wildlife Trust of India and Global Tiger Forum, will conclude a 4-day study tour of Panna Tiger Reserve tomorrow.

The Russian team comprising of Ivan kholev and Sergei Roosevelt, along with Technical Officer of Global Tiger Forum Dr Aniruddha Majumdar and Sanjeev Jha (Russian Interpretar), is in Panna for a study tour under the Indo-Russian Tiger Watch Programme . The team has been engaged in a detailed study of all aspects of the highly successful Panna Tiger Reintroduction Project, which was taken up in the year 2010 after the Panna tiger count had drawn a blank.

Even last year a 4-member team from Russia had come to Panna Tiger Reserve. The Panna Tiger Reserve Field Director R.Sreenivasa Murthy today said that Panna Tiger Reserve has become an international hub for tiger reintroduction and relocation.