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How to drown a tiger!

In the heart of Panna Tiger Reserve, Girwar Singh, a young forest guard with the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department, has been up the whole night. “The tigress was teaching her young cubs to hunt a chital and they were running around everywhere.” Singh is one of an army of foot soldiers following Panna’s most precious residents—11 radio-collared tigers—night and day through deep valleys and gorges. Singh is in charge of two tigers called T1 and P141. The periodic tic-t ...

Core tiger areas in India may become human habitation free

A letter from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked for references from the field directors of all the 50 tiger reserves, looking ahead to abolish rights of the tribals and forest dwellers as ensured by the Wildlife Protection Act.  “In the absence of guidelines for notification of Critical Wildlife Habitats, no rights shall be conferred in Critical Tiger Habitats which is duly notified under Section 38 V(4)(i) of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 under the Ac ...

Tiger cubs seen at Amrabad

Giving a new hope for rejuvenation of Tiger population in the Tiger Reserve forest of Nagarkurnool district, the forest officials while conducting a monitoring survey have sighted two tiger cubs roaming near Vatavarlapally village under Amrabad reserve forest area on Friday. According to M.C. Pargaien, Field Director of Amarabad Tiger Reserve,  this is the first time that they have ever spotted tiger cubs roaming in the forest after a gap of 15 years. “As part of fourth phase of mon ...

Is the end of the wild tiger in sight due new Asian infrastructure

  Wildlife advocates are on a mission — to double the number of tigers in the wild by 2022. Though progress is being made, there are concerns that the scale and pace of infrastructure development plans in Asia could destroy all recent gains.  “It’s not hopeless,” said Jon Miceler, senior director of Asia Programs for the 

Exciting news of 5 tigers found at the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary in the Western Ghats

 to make joint efforts towards protecting and conserving their population in the area. ...

Solar powered bore wells to help tigers and other wildlife

The worst-ever drought for the third consecutive year has proved to be a big challenge for the Prakasam district administration to ensure sufficient safe water to the teeming millions of people but also to the hapless wild animals inhabiting the Nallamala forests.  See link below to the report in The Hindu.                                                     &n ...