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Table 3 Survival rates of tigers (n = 97) in Ranthambhore between 2006 to 2014

From: Demography of a small, isolated tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) population in a semi-arid region of western India

Age class Gender Sample size Average annual survival ratea (CI95%)
Cubs (< 12 months) Male 39 85.35 (80.3–90.4) %
Female 35 85.40 (80.3–90.5) %
Juveniles (1–2 years) Male 33 97.05 (95.4–98.7) %
Female 26 97.06 (95.4–98.7) %
Sub adults (2–3 years) Male 28 96.46 (94.0–98.9) %
Female 19 96.49 (94.1–98.9) %
Young adults (3–5 years) Male 20 93.87 (88.0–99.8) %
Female 18 94.26 (89.0–99.6) %
Prime adults (5–10 years) Male 15 82.53 (74.6–90.4) %
Female 20 86.43 (80.7–92.1) %
Old adults (> 10 years) Male 3 82.78 (76.9–88.7) %
Female 12 84.52 (79.1–90.0) %
Adults (> 3 years) Male 38 84.88 (80.6–89.2) %
Female 50 88.74 (85.3–92.2) %
All adults (> 3 years) Male and Female 88 86.99 (84.3–89.7) %
  1. aConservative estimates, where we have considered seven ‘missing’ tigers as dead; a more likely scenario