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TIGER NEWS

Maharashtra: How a little-used rule helped forest officials rescue two orphaned tiger cubs

December 30, 2019 12:30 am

Normally, no intervention is allowed to rescue animals in protected areas, since it interferes with the process of natural selection.

Explained: Recalling the story of Sultan, coming soon to a jungle near Mumbai

December 25, 2019 4:59 pm

Other than Sultan, the Gorewada Centre was also home to Rajkumar, who was in the news in 2017 after he entered a wedding area at Tumsar in Maharashtra. The video of the incident went viral.

After dodgy count, tiger panel calls for revamp

December 25, 2019 7:24 am

The Tiger Cell, the NTCA note observed, has been functioning as a single entity in Dehradun under two senior WII faculties assisted by a set of contractual staff which “centralised the overall structure and has been a challenge to source and disseminate information.”

Tiger’s 1,300-km walk over six months strains population theory

December 02, 2019 6:59 am

Wildlife scientists and managers generally follow the popular “source and sink” population theory of a decade ago — it was believed that beyond the protected core tiger areas or source populations, a dispersing tiger population was bound to be a “sink” population, or not guaranteed to survive.

Surgery begins on a first: Artificial limb for Nagpur tiger

October 10, 2019 6:49 am

On Wednesday, local veterinarians, and orthopaedics and prosthetic limb expert from the University of Leeds, Peter Giannoudis, carried out a 25-minute surgical procedure to relieve the 7-year old tiger Sahebrao of pain on his left front leg.

Explained: Report on illegal global tiger trade counts 2,359; highest in India

August 22, 2019 6:54 am

Overall, a conservative estimate of 2,359 tigers were seized from 2000 to 2018 across 32 countries and territories globally. These occurred from a total of 1,142 seizure incidents, the report said.

Non-protected areas: As tigers venture outside reserves, a need to rejig conservation model

August 19, 2019 3:55 pm

With the 2018 tiger census revealing a growth in tiger numbers in non-protected areas such as these, experts say the current tiger conservation model has to move beyond the reserves or the protected areas, that account for a mere 2.2 per cent of India’s forests.

Chhattisgarh: Its count down to less than half, state looks at Panna

August 19, 2019 3:56 pm

Established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1975, Achanakmar in Chhattisgarh’s Mungeli district was declared a tiger reserve in 2009. In 2014, it held 11 tigers.

Palamau, Jharkhand; Buxa, West Bengal: At reserves where no tigers registered, shock, denials

August 19, 2019 4:05 pm

Forest officials say there are plans to bring six tigers from outside to the Buxa forest and increase the prey base by bringing in 50 sambhar deers over the next year.

Pench Tiger Reserve: At country’s best reserve, lessons in conservation — abundant prey, community outreach

August 19, 2019 3:57 pm

The Sunday Express follows the pugmarks — from the success story of Pench to a ‘shocking’ dip in numbers in Chhattisgarh, from a reserve with no tigers to the challenges of tigers outside the reserve

TIGER PHOTOS

Celeb spotting: Anushka Sharma, Kangana Ranaut, Vicky Kaushal and others

May 06, 2019 7:43 am

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kangana Ranaut, Vicky Kaushal, Ananya, Tiger, Tara, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shilpa Shetty, Kangana Ranaut, Kiara Advani and a few others were clicked by our photographers today.

Today in pics: White tiger mauls youth to death

September 23, 2014 5:34 pm

A white tiger at Delhi Zoo mauled to death a youth after he fell into its enclosure on Tuesday afternoon.

TIGER VIDEOS

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

November 16, 2018 4:07 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

November 07, 2018 9:35 am

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.