17 Tiger deaths recorded this year in 6 Indian States
At least two tigers fell prey to poachers as 17 of the big cats died in six states this year, the government on Monday said. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha that out of the total 17 tiger deaths, two cases are of poaching while 14 are under scrutiny and one is from other causes. Eight tigers have died in Karnataka, three in Tamil Nadu and two each in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. One tiger each has died in Kerala and Uttarakhand. Please follow the link below to read the report in the Indian Express.