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Tiger mortality hits a five year high in 2016

Tiger mortality in India has reached an alarming proportion — 110 in 2016 so far — the highest during the last five years.   Forty three of these cases are of poaching and seizures, much higher than 26 such cases registered during the whole of last year.  This is as per the statistics from Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), a NGO working on wildlife crime enforcement. Accordingly, seizures include 225 kilograms of tiger bones, 15 skins, 56 kilograms of meat, besides claws, whiskers, skull and fat of the animal.  please follow th elink below to read this tragic report in The Pioneer.