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Beautiful Amur tigress takes her 3 cubs to a lake.

Beautiful Amur tigress takes her 3 cubs to a lake.

Beautiful Amur tigress walks with her 3 cubs to a lake in the forest.  The core population is under the protection of the Land of the Leopard Nature Reserve, established by the Russian government to seek to save the endangered species from extinction. More on this fascinating story including a video at the time can be seen by following this link below.   https://bit.ly/2NPQYoA ...

Proposed tiger translocation from Corbett to Rajaji tiger reserves.

Proposed tiger translocation from Corbett to Rajaji tiger reserves.

First tiger translocation in Uttarakhand from Corbett to Rajaji Tiger Reserve in October.  >Initially, five tigers, including two young males and three females, will be shifted in a phased manner to Rajaji’s western part that has not reported any breeding of the animals in about a decade.  >Initially, five tigers, including two young males and three females, will be shifted in a phased manner to Rajaji’s western part that has not reported any breeding of the animals ...

Tigress and cub not yet reunited.

Tigress and cub not yet reunited.

Efforts by Forest Dept. to reunite a tigress with her estranged cub are still ongoing as the most recent attempt failed probably because 3 months had elapsed since the two were together. Also the cub was in a cage when the proposed reintroduction took place. However a further attempt will shortly be made. More on the story can be read by following the link below. https://bit.ly/2BE71Dj           ...

Tigress and cubs poisoned in the Tadoba buffer area

Mahua flower collectors poison tigress, her cubs near Tadoba, 3 arrested.   After the carcasses of three tigers were found in a span of five days (June 10-14) in the buffer area of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Chandrapur, the forest department on Wednesday arrested three people that confessed to poisoning the big cats.  Meanwhile, the forest department suspects there could be a third cub of the tigress, which may have also died. “We were informed that the mother had t ...

Hopefully tigress from Odisha to return to MP.

Hopefully tigress from Odisha to return to MP.

Paving the way for re-wilding tigress Sundari, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked Madhya Pradesh Government to shift the big cat from Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha at the earliest. The direction from NTCA came after Madhya Pradesh wildlife wing expressed its reluctance to restore Sundari back to the landscape from where it had been translocated to Odisha as part of country’s first big cat relocation project in 2018 citing difficulties in re-wilding of the tig ...

Increases in both the human and tiger population causing problems

Increases in both the human and tiger population causing problems

Authorities in Maharashtra fear there could be a sharp increase in instances of man-animal conflicts or wildlife officials being called in to capture tigers responsible for killing humans if steps aren’t taken to control the tiger population across central India.  Nitin Kakodkar, the principal chief conservator of forests (wildlife) of the state, said more incidents of tigers being captured or man-animal conflicts should be expected without population control measures in place acros ...

Some male tigers might be sterilised or relocated.

Some male tigers might be sterilised or relocated.

Even as the state forest department’s proposal for conservation translocation of 50 tigers from Chandrapur district has stirred up a debate among greens, another idea to sterilize 20 male tigers to control their growing numbers has been floated. More on this interesting article can be seen by following the link below .https://bit.ly/2X7U5he   ...

Tigers at risk over vast roadwork planned across Asia

Tigers at risk over vast roadwork planned across Asia

Tiger habitats are under threat from nearly 24,000 kilometers (15,000 miles) of new roads to be built by 2050.  The explosion of new roads is driven in part by global development strategies such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative.  Road construction contributes to three major threats to tigers: degradation of habitat, prey depletion, and poaching.  More on this worrying trend on destroying tiger habitat by following the link below. https ...

Death of 23 Asiatic Lions in Gujarat's Gir

Death of 23 Asiatic Lions in Gujarat's Gir

Babesiosis outbreak in Gujarat’s Gir causes death of 23 Asiatic lions.  All the big cats, who died, were from one small part of the park and may have got infected by consuming an animal, an official said.  An outbreak of Babesiosis caused by a protozoan parasite has reportedly caused the death of several lions in India’s only wild abode for Asiatic lions in Gujarat’s Gir National Park, in the last three months, officials said on Thursday. See the link below to ...

Increase in tiger numbers in West Bengal's Sundarbans

Increase in tiger numbers in West Bengal's Sundarbans

The Sundarban Tiger Reserve in West Bengal has witnessed the highest increase of Royal Bengal Tigers since 2016. The West Bengal Forest Department released the 2019-2020 census of Royal Bengal Tigers of Sunderbans and according to it, eight tigers have increased compared to 2019. The number of tigers increased to 96 in 2020 compared to 88 tigers in 2019.  The Sundarbans is the largest mangrove delta and only mangrove tiger habitat in the world. The landscape comprises two divisions--1) Su ...

Efforts to save wild tigers must be redoubled

Efforts to save wild tigers must be redoubled

A hard hiting thesis by tiger expert John Goodrich on more efforts that need to be made to help save and increase wild tiger numbers in Asia.  See the link below to read John Goddrich's most interesting and well thought out theory on moving tiger conservation forward. https://bit.ly/3bLdd9E ...

The increased threat to tigers and other wildlife due to lockdown

The increased threat to tigers and other wildlife due to lockdown

An extract of an article written by world renowned tiger authority Dr.K.Ullas Karanth on the increased danger to tigers and other wildlife due to the present lockdown.  "However, I do believe from the perspective of wild tiger conservation in India, that the issue is being blown out of proportion in the media although this may be out of genuine concern. Although I am not a specialist in viral transmission, it is well known that coronaviruses do affect other mammal species and transmi ...

Increased threat of tiger poaching due to lockdown

Increased threat of tiger poaching due to lockdown

An extract of an article written by world renowned tiger authority Dr.K.Ullas Karanth on the increased danger to tigers and other wildlife due to the present lockdown.  "However, I do believe from the perspective of wild tiger conservation in India, that the issue is being blown out of proportion in the media although this may be out of genuine concern. Although I am not a specialist in viral transmission, it is well known that coronaviruses do affect other mammal species and transmi ...