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Surgery begins on a first: Artificial limb for Nagpur tiger

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

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.


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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.


NTCA discusses better synergy with ministries for tiger conservation

Releasing the roadmap for tiger protection, National Tiger Conservation Authority's Member Secretary Anoop Nayak said a platform had been created for better synergy between the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change and other ministries towards achieving this objective.

International Tiger Day 2019: Five informative shows to watch with kids

International Tiger Day 2019: To get your child to know more about this fascinating animal, here are some shows and documentaries that they will surely enjoy watching.

RTI reveals 384 tigers killed in India in last 10 years in India

The information was given by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau or WCCB in response to a Right to Information (RTI) query filed by Noida-based advocate Ranjan Tomar

NTCA to continue with tiger relocation in Odisha

“The modalities of the relocation project will be deliberated upon,” Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Sandeep Tripathy said.

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

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

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


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VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

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

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.