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Only 3 tigers but 3,000 buffalos at Palamu Tiger Reserve

The expansive Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR), Jharkhand’s lone protected tiger den, is gradually turning into a cowshed with milkmen from Bihar, Chattisgarh and surrounding locals areas encroaching the reserve to let their cattle graze, forest officials said.   A three-day monitoring drive carried out across the reserve last month led to the discovery of temporary cow shelters, called khatals, spread around the buffer zone. In some areas, the herds had encroached upon core areas as well ...

Tribals join in tiger conservation at Kanha National Park

are playing a vital role in tiger conservation by helping forest officials in providing protection to the big cats and other wild animals living in the Kanha National Park.  that is reliant on the forest, had been living in 28 villages within the Kanha National Park until 1968, after which they were relocated.    ...

Tourism industry complicit in Tigers temple horror

Meanwhile in Thailand, a grisly drama was playing out at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok. The place – the polar opposite of a true Tiger Reserve like the one I have just come out from - has been a top tourist attraction for many years, despite misgivings as to what goes on there.   Please follow the link below to read the story in The Straits Times. http://bit.ly/1YaFH1A ...

Forty dead tiger cubs found in freezer at tiger Temple

Police and wildlife officials started an operation on Monday to remove all the living tigers at the Tiger Temple.  At last the so called 'Tiger temple' has been exposed for the cruelty and money making organisation for which it is. Thank goodness that the tigers are now in the process of being removed to safety by the Thai Authotities.  See the link below to read more on this sad story. http://bbc.in/1TPG3dO ...

Tigers under threat in Indian forest that inspired 'The Jungle Book'.

The tigress lay partly obscured by a lantana bush, attracting a crowd of nature tourists with safari gear and long camera lenses who assumed she was napping in the sun.   But when the tiger nicknamed Baghinnala didn’t move, park rangers eventually realized the awful truth — she was dead, along with two of her four cubs. She had been poisoned.  Baghinnala’s death, along with those of five other tigers from the famous reserve this year, has again focused attention on ...