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Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:55

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.

Global alliance commits $80m to save world`s wild cats and ecosystems

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 15:59

Many environmental philanthropists have agreed to provide funding to change the course of wild cat protection through Panthera, an organization dedicated to ensuring safety to wild cats through scientific leadership and conservation action.

Virus scare: Take urgent measures, Centre to tiger range states

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 04:03

Concerned over the spread of a deadly virus common among dogs, the Centre today asked all tiger range states to take precautionary measures to protect the big cats.

Decreasing lion population, a cause of concern for West Africa

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:32

The African lions, across the West African region are on the brink of extinction, according to latest study findings.

India, Nepal to jointly work for tiger conservation

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 19:04

Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.

World`s oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 18:33

A fossil discovered in Tibet promises to fill a significant gap in the mystery shrouding the evolutionary origin of panthers, scientist here have said.

Tiger numbers up by 20% in four years

Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 19:00

The number of tigers in the country has witnessed an increase of 20% from 2006-2010.