Tigers under threat in Indian forest that inspired 'The Jungle Book'.
The tigress lay partly obscured by a lantana bush, attracting a crowd of nature tourists with safari gear and long camera lenses who assumed she was napping in the sun. But when the tiger nicknamed Baghinnala didn’t move, park rangers eventually realized the awful truth — she was dead, along with two of her four cubs. She had been poisoned. Baghinnala’s death, along with those of five other tigers from the famous reserve this year, has again focused attention on the perils facing the big cats in the wild, even as a new study shows the global tiger population rebounding for the first time in decades. Read more by following the link below to the report in The Washington Post.