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New milestone for big cat conservation in India

One year down the lane, the tiger captured from the Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture at Rehmankhera (near Lucknow) has set a new milestone in big cat conservation in the country. Despite having resided on the Institute’s campus — away from its natural habitat — the tiger has bounced back with its wild instincts. … Read More New milestone for big cat conservation in India

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Parts of Similipal Tiger Reserve declared inviolate

In a bid to provide the national animal and its cubs a safer and quieter habitat, the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) management has declared several parts of the core area to be inviolate.… Read More Parts of Similipal Tiger Reserve declared inviolate

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Railway to form speed norms for wildlife areas

Trains may soon have to slow down in the areas having frequent movement of elephants in the State as a high-level committee of the Ministry of Railway is likely to recommend speed restriction.… Read More Railway to form speed norms for wildlife areas

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Villagers set leopard cubs on fire, one survives

A 5 month old leopard cub was killed, while one other was critically injured, as miscreants set the two ablaze alive near Nifandra village in Maharashtra. Forest officers initially tried to cover up the incident by claiming that it was a road accident.… Read More Villagers set leopard cubs on fire, one survives

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Human-Wildlife conflict in Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary

An elderly woman who had entered the wildlife sanctuary to collect mahua flowers was killed by a tiger.… Read More Human-Wildlife conflict in Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary

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Is Satkosia going the Sariska way?

Shocking as it may sound, Satkosia Tiger Reserve seems headed the Sariska way. Dwindling tiger signs and absence of breeding since two years in the habitat have rung alarm bells for Odisha’s second tiger reserve.… Read More Is Satkosia going the Sariska way?