Three tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore

Jaipur, Feb 28 (IANS) In news that will bring cheer to wildlife lovers, three tiger cubs have been spotted in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, a Forest Department official said on Tuesday,"These tiger cubs were spotted by a visitor in Kundal area of the park. These cubs are visible in a video. We are keeping a close watch in the area and have also increased security in and around the area," the official told IANS.The tiger cubs seems to be of T-8 tigress, the official added.Ranthambore National Park, around 170 km from here, is known for its large tiger population, being at present home to around 43-45 tigers and around 18 cubs. It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and it got the status of national park in 1980s.