Recently, scientists have unraveled the mystery behind Odisha’s ‘Black Tigers’ in Similipal Tiger Reserve.
The team has found that the entire distinctive coloration in the black tigers is due to one mutation in the gene called Transmembrane Aminopeptidase Q or Taqpep.
In which among the following tiger reserves, you are most likely to spot a ‘Black Tiger’?
India’s tiger population has increased but they are still under threat. In this regard, discuss the efforts made towards tiger conservation in India and what more needs to be done. (150 Words)