> That’s the conclusion of a detailed new study that found no evidence wild tigers still exist in the country. What researchers It appears that tigers have now paid the ultimate price for the snaring crisisThe loss of tigers in Laos was an avoidable, if not unexpected, tragedy. The most recent
Experts believe the two-and-a-half-year-old male is possibly in search of prey, territory or a mate. It was then tracked travelling back and forth over farms, water and highways, and into a neighbouring state. ...
A final proposal has been submitted to chief wildlife warden for the same. Following the state government’s direction, assessment report on the potential for relocation of the big cats at the sanctuary was prepared by the department. Five tigers, including two males and three females, might be brought to the reserve and they could possibly breed because of which population of 20 tigers can be achieved in a period of 10 years. More on this encouraging report can be seen by foll ...
The man, known as Yarlen, had been on the run for years. The nomadic Pardhi-Behelia tribe he is part of believe the animal's penis is an aphrodisiac, said Ritesh Sirothia of the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department. He was a suspect in several cases involving the poaching and trading of endangered wild animals, including tigers, in central and western India. ...
More than half of the 147 tigers seized from a Kanchanaburi temple three years ago have died of laryngeal paralysis, which causes upper airway obstruction in the animals. Laryngeal paralysis detected when animals were first brought from Kanchanaburi site linked to wildlife trafficking. The disease, commonly found in tigers and cats, is caused by immune deficiencies from inbreeding. However last year, an official said in an interview the disease could have been caused by stress. ...
Sadly approval has been granted for thousands of trees to be cut down in Jharkhand's only tiger reserve to make way for a new dam to be created. Parts of Palamau tiger reserve will be lost by this wanton destruction of precious forest where India's National animal resides. More on the report can be read by following the link below. https://bit.ly/2mgGMeq ...
Avni’s cub to be released in the wild after a year of foster care ...
“On an average, 60 seizures were recorded annually, which means body parts from almost 124 tigers were seized each year. The top three countries with the highest number of seizure incidents were India (463 or 40.5 per cent of total seizures), China (126 or 11.0 per cent) and Indonesia (119 or 10.5 per cent),” it added. This was followed by Indonesia and China. At least 259 people were reported to be prosecuted, again largely in China, Indonesia and India. For 17.4 per cent of ...
India now has more than 75 per cent of the globe’s tigers trotting in the wild. The feel-good is justified as the national animal is faring well in most of the tiger range states despite several odds. Appreciably, the Management Effectiveness Evaluation, a global methodology to assess the functional efficiency of conservation efforts, has rated Periyar Tiger Reserve as the best managed in India along with Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Follow the link below to read more on ...
Good news from the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu where the wild tiger numbers continue to increase in the State's 4 reserves. However this is only the beginning as tigers require conductive landscapes to grow and multiply. Corrodors between reserves need to be secure and a substantial prey base are required. More on this encouraging news can be seen by following the link below. https://bit.ly/2Kvh ...