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Controversial policy could spur tiger trade in China

In China, around 6,000 captive tigers are raised on “farms,” often under inhumane conditions, and their pelts sold for hefty sums in a poorly regulated market upheld through legal loopholes by the Chinese government. Breeding tigers on these farms is legal, but sale of their parts is not — something that may be about to change. Long used in Chinese medicine, tiger products are now a status purchase for China’s wealthiest and most powerful. Collectors stockpile tige ...

New tiger reserve being considered by Odisha government

He said seven Forest divisions of the state have now 40 Royal Bengal Tigers, including 13 male, 24 female and three cubs. While Similipal division has the highest number of 26 Royal Bengal tigers including 9 male, 14 female and three cubs and the Sundergarh Forest Division has only one female tiger.  See link below to read the report in Web India 123. http://bit.ly/2mrPDZk ...