Phantom sightings keep the roars in Buxa alive

tiger-jpgWhile foresters in North Bengal claim there are frequent tiger sightings in Jaldapra Wildlife Sanctuary and Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) nowadays. According to recent findings, Buxa and Jaldapara, both, have recorded rise in the number of tigers, but over 9000 villagers living in and around Buxa and Jaldapara claim that the tigers in North Bengal remain only on the papers. A recent scat analysis findings showed the presence of about 20 Bengal tigers in Buxa.