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Tiger census


Missing the count

September 23, 2019 3:04 am

Discrepancies in tiger census raise questions about the credibility of institutions involved in the exercise.

Tigers thrive in Kerala forests, 175 individuals captured on camera traps in extensive survey

May 15, 2019 7:30 pm

Conducted over the course of a year in 2017-18, the All Kerala Tiger Monitoring Programme identified a total of 176 individuals, 75 of them within the confines of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) alone, based on camera-trap images.

Tiger census hits roadblock as Maharashtra forest guards demand pay hike

January 12, 2018 3:29 am

The census exercise, preparation for which was started in December, is scheduled to be undertaken between January 20 and 25.

This is how and where India's Tiger numbers grew

January 21, 2015 4:18 pm

The study put the number at 2,226, up from 1,706 in 2010 when the last such tiger-counting exercise was undertaken.

Tooth and claw

January 20, 2015 11:36 pm

Tiger census brings good news. But growing numbers in shrunken reserves undermine long-term survival

Into the jungle with a toothcomb

February 23, 2014 9:29 am

Forest Department staffers undertake the most important exercise to determine the state of affairs in India’s forests every four years.

Scent of a tiger: Census hinges on scat in no-go areas

February 16, 2014 2:42 am

Volunteers or forest guards have to fetch 20 gm of ‘fresh’ scat; will get Rs 200-500 per sample.

After ban on cameras,few volunteers for tiger census

November 04, 2013 5:26 am

Since the ban,only 500 have applied for 7000 volunteering slots.

Tiger census camera traps poachers at Kaziranga

March 20, 2012 3:01 am

A set of motion-sensitive cameras fitted with automatic sensors that was part of the ongoing tiger census inside the Kaziranga National Park recorded two poachers early this morning,once again bringing to light the vulnerability of the one-horned rhinoceros there

Tiger tribe flourishes in MP with rise in number of cubs

January 06, 2012 4:51 pm

The Panna Reserve,which gained notoriety for mysterious disappearance of its big cats,is flourishing with tiger cubs again.