Ranging, Activity and Habitat Use by Tigers in the Mangrove Forests of the Sundarban.

@article{Naha2016RangingAA,
  title={Ranging, Activity and Habitat Use by Tigers in the Mangrove Forests of the Sundarban.},
  author={Dipanjan Naha and Yadvendradev V Jhala and Qamar Afaq Qureshi and Manjari Roy and K. Pramod Sankar and Rajesh Gopal},
  journal={PloS one},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          e0152119
        }
}
The Sundarban of India and Bangladesh (about 6000 km²) are the only mangrove forests inhabited by a sizeable population of tigers. The adjoining area also supports one of the highest human densities and experiences severe human-tiger conflicts. We used GPS-Satellite and VHF radio-collars on 6 (3 males and 3 female) tigers to study their ranging patterns and habitat preference. The average home range (95% Fixed Kernel) for resident females was 56.4 (SE 5.69) and for males it was 110 (SE 49) km… CONTINUE READING
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