In May this year, Conservation India, a non-profit organization that aims to enable conservation action, took up the campaign to save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB). One year ago, Kedar Gore, had a similar campaign on change.org to ‘Save the Indian Bustard Campaign’, but it was restricted to the Kutch area of Gujarat.
A scientific paper ‘Running out of time? The great Indian bustard Ardeotis nigriceps—status, viability, and conservation strategies’ dated in 2010 stated the number left behind was 300-350. Experts now say that number has further dwindled to just 200.
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