Though the investigators on Saturday rushed to attribute the death of a pregnant tigress near Jamni village inside Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve to snakebite, facts don’t appear to support the theory.
Monthly Archive: October 2012
Dominant male tiger T-24 continued to surprise with its behaviour a day after killing assistant forest officer Gheesu Singh at the Ranthambhore National Park. The tiger went for a long walk and even jumped outside the forest boundary wall walking up to the Nahargarh Palace hotel before returning to the park once again.
The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), a statutory body under the central government, has banned illegal use and display of wild animals and their trophies in laboratories or museums in schools and colleges.
Thai authorities have arrested a lorry driver after 16 tiger cubs were discovered in the back of his vehicle. The man was stopped near the border with Laos after avoiding a police checkpoint.
A study on the status of tigers in the South-24 Parganas forest division in the Sunderbans has sounded an alert on human pressure on the forests, which could act as a deterrent against tiger conservation in the mangroves.