Six countries, including Russia and China, have sought India’s help to replicate Project Tiger, one of the most successful conservation programmes running in the country to protect the big cats from extinction.
Monthly Archive: May 2012
A tiger was killed in Shivpuri district some 45 days ago by one of the eight poachers, who were arrested in Chhindwara district on the charge of planning to lay trap for electrocuting a big cat in Pench Tiger Reserve.
In what could be a huge setback to the tiger conservation effort in Uttar Pradesh, three tigers have died in the past three days in the jungles of the Tarai region.
Taking a stern stand against poachers, Maharashtra government has decided that action taken by forest authorities against those caught while hunting down tigers will not be considered a crime.