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Allow tigers to roam more freely

 in Kathmandu, Nepal pledged to double its population of wild tigers by 2022. But that target now looks unattainable — not because of poaching but because of habitat destruction in the Tarai.   and the expansion of protected areas. But the tiger’s range in the Tarai is seeing an explosion of the human population, urban expansion, the spread of highways, and transmission lines and irrigation canals criss-crossing the plains have fragmented the tiger habitat. &nbs ...

Where is the spade and fork!!

Where is the spade and fork!!

In the Maghdi range of Bandhavgarh last November I was amazed to watch a young male tiger collect a pickaxe and then an orange coloured bowl from the forest and take them both into the adjoining meadow. When I arrived he was resting on the sandy track with his 3 male siblings and they seemed almost as surprised as myself when they saw him carrying the tools from the forest to the meadow. Please follow the link below to read the story in The Sun. http://bit.ly/ ...

Are wild dogs scaring away tigers from Nagzira?

 (NNTR) in Gondia and Bhandara districts. It will also focus on whether increasing number of dholes is correlated to tigers.  (WII), Dehradun, next month is among the seven research projects in protected areas (PAs) that have been granted a go ahead by a committee headed by chief wildlife warden Shree Bhagwan on November 3. Follow the link below to read the report in The Times of India. http://bit.ly/2fBUgKy ...