Monday, June 18, 2012

Tiger Reserve Park India; 4 million tourist visit Dudhwa Tiger Reserve Park

40 lakh tourists visit Dudhwa

Lakhimpur Kheri: Nearly 40 lakh tourists visited the world famous Dudhwa Tiger Reserve this year which closes for tourists on Friday.

The tourist season in Dudhwa starts from November 15 and ends on June 15 every year. According to authorites, nearly 40 lakh tourists, including 576 from abroad, visited the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve this year.

As per the entries in the record book by the tourists here, they enjoyed much more tiger sighting this year than the previous years, authorities said.

Meanwhile, at nearly 40 places crocodile nestings have been spotted this year in Katarniaghat wildlife sanctury, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) field director Shailesh Prasad said.

"The number of crocodile nesting this year is much more encouraging as for the first time, nestings in such a large number has been spotted," he added.

Source: FE