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Good news for Tigers in Karnataka

The state forest department and the National Tiger Conservation Association also favour more tiger reserves for the state which has the most number of tigers in India. From the earlier estimate of 406 tigers, the tiger population in Karnataka has now gone slightly up.   ...

Karnataka has over 406 wild tigers

he census report released by the Wildlife Institute of India omitted protected areas like Male Mahadeshwara (MM Hills) Wildlife Sanctuary and Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary , traditionally not known for tigers. Now, a scientific analysis of 1,933 sqkm done through camera-trapping has found a healthy tiger population in the two protected areas. While at MM Hills, 12 tigers were discovered, two were documented at Cauvery ."These areas have the potential to double their tiger count within five y ...

More information on the cruel and illegal shifting of Ustad from Ranthambhore to a zoo.

The Indian Express had sought the chain of communication between the NTCA and Rajasthan government over the moving of T24, through an RTI plea filed to the Ministry of Environment and Forests.  The continuing sad saga surrounding the cruel capture of Ustad T.24 from his forest home and subsequent incarceration at a zoo.  Follow link below to read the report in the Indian Express. http://bit.ly/1O6INvf ...

Tiger tourism set for big boost in Adilabad

The arrival of a couple of wild cats, a male and a female, within a span of three months has already had conservationists raising toasts.  “More tigers will come as they feel safe here,” predicted KTR wildlife researcher Jogu Yellam. “A lot of effort has gone into strengthening anti-poaching activity,” he stated, giving reasons for tigers to arrive at KTR in the coming months.  Please follow the link below to read this exciting good news in The Hindu.

Ustad T.24 unwell and to remain at Sajjangarh zoo

Ustad had not been keeping well for the last 10 days. He was suffering from an intestinal block and had not been eating much. In fact, Rajasthan Chief Wildlife Warden R K Tyagi confirmed that the tiger has been struggling with health issues since being brought to the Sajjangarh park in May.  Please follow the link below to the report in the Indian Express on Ustad. http://bit.ly/1HOWx0u ...

Some good news for tigers from Russia.

Endangered Amur tigers filmed in Russian forest. This 20-second video, published by the , shows a mother and her three grown cubs ambling along an overgrown forest road in the 988,422-acre Sikhote-Alin , a stronghold for the hard-to-find animal. Please follow th elink below to read the good news in USA Today. http://usat.ly/1YxMwc2 ...