Thimphu: Bhutan recorded six new tiger sightings this year. It was announced by WWF Bhutan to mark the International Tiger Day on 29 July.
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29 July, Trongsa: The Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) celebrated the 10th International Tiger Day at Nubi Gewog, Trongsa on 29th July 2020. This is the second time an International Tiger Day is being celebrated at Nubi Gewog, Trongsa. The Honorable Dasho Dzongdag, Trongsa Dzongkhag graced the celebration as a Chief Guest.
In his opening remarks, the Honorable Director, DoFPS stated the importance of tiger not only in Bhutan, but also in whole world and how respected and renowned we are when it comes to conservation of endangered species like tigers. The Director said, Trongsa region is a prime habitat for tigers and has good tiger number and as a result many human-tiger conflicts are witnessed in the region. He thanked the communities for supporting the conservation effort and mentioned the sacrifices these communities are making.
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‘Witch’, one of the butterfly species has been recorded in Bhutan for the first time. It was sighted at Jomotsangkha, Samdrup Jongkhar by Ghana Shyam Bhandari, a forester working in Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary. With the addition, Bhutan now has 759 butterfly species.
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It is the first commercial fishery farm in the Dzongkhag with a total area of 12954M2. It has thirteen ponds with pakshong, banana and avocado trees creating a serene and beautiful environment. To improve the fish nutrition and cut down the production cost, a feed efficiency feeding program has been introduced. Napier and Alzola are being fed to provide protein sources for fish along with local feeds.
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22 July, Thimphu: Highland Dairy Products was opened in Olakha to make the value added highland products available for customers at a reasonable price. The shop is run by a youth group of five members from Sakteng of which three are university graduates and two tourist drivers.
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