The Supreme Court in India ordered a ban on tourism in core zones of more than 40 tiger reserves. I asked two experts to find out the real story, and whether banning tourism will really help.
Ranthambhore National Park is one of India’s most famous tiger reserves. I visited it in 2011 and interviewed the director of Tiger Watch. Here’s my take on the park, the situation facing the big cat in India and what it’s like to go on a tiger safari.