These days, according to the guidelines of the NTCA, census of wildlife is being through the camera trap photos in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is divided into three different blocks by the Forest department of Ranthambore. There are at least 186 points in each block, the task of wildlife census is being through the 60 -80 cameras on these points. Under which the wildlife census will be completed next 20th February.
These days wildlife census is being including Tiger and other wild animals in Ranthambore National Park. Traditionally water-hole census has been stopped and now the modern camera trap is used for wildlife census in Ranthambore. For this work, Ranthambore forest is divided into three different blocks by Forest department. Of which two blocks have been completely counted and now work has been started on third block for wildlife census in Ranthambore. For wildlife census, there are 60 to 80 cameras are installed in one block at a time.
According to the Divisional Forest officer (DFO) Mr. Sudarshan Sharma, Ranthambore Forest is divided into three section including Khandar , sawai madhopur and Phalaudi. Wildlife census is held every year in Ranthambore so that explore the exact number of tigers in Ranthambore. Herbivore wild animal will be counted from 13th to 22nd February through the trajectories lines. In trajectory line counting, Forest Department team walks on foot in the order of two kilometers in the Forest and information of wild animals are recorded. Based on these numbers of animals, the forest department makes estimate the remaining wild animals in Ranthambore National park.
According to the forest official, based on last year census there were 55 to 60 tigers in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, of which there were 40-45 adult tiger and the rest were cubs. After that, how much increase in the number of tigers in Ranthambore, The exact details of this time, will look after the wildlife census.