Mongabay has published an interview with Dr. Krithi Karanth. She talks about her new study which looks at the likelihood of extinction for 25 of India’s mammals. The study finds that seven species are at risk of extinction. This list includes the Bengal Tiger, Wild Dogs, the Asiatic Lion and Asiatic Elephants. The study recommends that increasing protection in existing areas and innovative conservation programmes for areas surrounding the parks are key to saving India’s wildlife.
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