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Ustad T24 is not a man-eater return him to the wild

Ustad T24 is not a man-eater return him to the wild

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has said that tiger T-24 — shifted from the Ranthambore tiger reserve to Sajjangarh zoo — was not a maneater and asked the state government to bring the big cat back to the wild. The NTCA has also asked the state government to “urgently” regulate tourism activities around the tiger reserve. The authority, the apex body for conservation of tigers in the country, has questioned the state government over shifting T-24 to a zoo inst ...

Ustad removed from his forest home without NTCA approval

Ustad removed from his forest home without NTCA approval

NTCA, responsible for tiger conservation in the country, was kept in the dark to the extent that the only communication it received from the reserve authorities before the shifting was an SMS about an attack on a forest guard. The agency's written request to file a detailed report on the attack fell on deaf ears.  Please follow the link below to read the report in The Times of India. http://bit.ly/1MMVvzG ...

Stress of human activity takes it toll on the tigers at Sariska

Study says human disturbance affecting breeding in Reserve. Tigers were reintroduced in the Sariska and Panna tiger reserves after poaching, habitat loss and prey depletion made them extinct in those protected areas. As part a species recovery programme, tigers were reintroduced between 2008 and 2010 in Sariska and 2009 and 2013 in Panna. See link below to read the report in The Hindu. http://bit.ly/1TplBNX ...

Ustad gets clean bill of health and is NOT a man-eater.

The institute, a Central government-approved body reportedly did not find any human body particle in the samples sent by the forest department immediately after the incident. According to sources, the institute said that in its investigation of the samples it didn’t find human body particles, which means that the tiger didn’t eat human body after alleged killing. Hopefully the Athorities will now reconsider their position and return Ustad to his forest home at Ranthambhore. See lin ...

Activists unite against shifting Ustad into captivity

Ustad, the wild tiger was moved from the tiger reserve to Udaipur zoo in a clandestine manner, they allege. The tiger had allegedly mauled a forest guard. Animal rights supporters and wildlife photographers held a candlelight vigil at Indira Park here on Sunday, demanding that Central government investigate the alleged clandestine shifting of a tiger from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan earlier this month.Around 200 people who participated pledged their support to the country-wide pro ...