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BBC Wildlife (May 2016)

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O ne of the world’s leading tiger scientists has cast doubt on new figures produced by the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) showing the global population of the big cat has risen to 3,890. Dr K Ullas Karanth, the director for science (Asia) for the Wildlife Conservation Society, said that some of the numbers cited in the report, published in partnership with WWF, were “generated by demonstrably flawed, statistical extrapolations” and were not reliable. “Various country-wide, regional and landscape-level tiger numbers reported are not based on any estimates from May 2016 and enhanced protection,” say intensive, rigorous camerathe GTF and WWF.

TIGER NUMBERS DIVIDE EXPERTS WORLD BODY’S CLAIMS THAT TIGER NUMBERS HAVE RISEN TO NEARLY 4,000 IS ‘UNRELIABLE’, SAYS SCIENTIST. O ne of the world’s leading tiger scientists has cast doubt on new figures produced by the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) showing the global population of the big cat has risen to 3,890. Dr K Ullas Karanth, the director for science (Asia) for the Wildlife Conservation Society, said that some of the numbers cited in the report, published in partnership with WWF, were “generated by demonstrably flawed, statistical extrapolations” and were not reliable.

Though yellow rattle still uses green leaves for photosynthesis, the species’ roots penetrate the roots of another, stealing valuable nutrition. This in turn encourages more wildflowers to thrive, so that meadows are able to blossom. Germinating in late February to early March, this annual species sets seed in July. Seeds are held in inflated purses below the distinct yellow flower which rattle in the wind, hence the common name. Scott Dutfield May 2016 MEADOWS FOUR MEADOW SPECIALISTS GREATER BIRD’S-FOOT TREFOIL A foodplant for the cryptic white, wood white, dingy skipper and common blue in lowland floodplain meadows.

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