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Arunachal to set up Special Tiger Protection Force

The STPF would have one company consisting of 112 contingents of various ranks and it would be deployed for protection of tigers in the 862 sq. km. Pakke Tiger Reserve in the state`s East Kameng district.

Big cats facing extinction risk – prey loss an important factor

Big cats facing extinction risk – prey loss an important factor

Researchers, including those from Oxford University in the UK, investigated the cause of extinction of seven large cats from the Ice Age: four different types of sabre-toothed cats, the cave and American lions and the American cheetah.

Third orphaned cub at Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh National Park passes away

Third orphaned cub at Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh National Park passes away

The cubs were kept in an enclosure in the field bungalow of the Forest Department after their mother was electrocuted by a poacher near the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve in January.
 

Concern over rise in tiger deaths in MP: 3 more big cats die in last two days; toll hits 40 in 14 months

Concern over rise in tiger deaths in MP: 3 more big cats die in last two days; toll hits 40 in 14 months

The report further mentions that officials had made their best efforts for their survival but two of them succumbed to the deadly parvovirus infection within a few hours.

Core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free

Core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free

 The core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free as forest dwellers and tribals living there have to move out after they lost their right to live there.

26 and counting: Pench tigress gives birth to another litter

26 and counting: Pench tigress gives birth to another litter

 A 12-year-old Royal Bengal tigress, popularly known as `Collarwali', recently gave birth to four cubs in the Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh.

Prince, Bandipur Tiger Reserve's majestic, famous big cat no more

Prince, Bandipur Tiger Reserve's majestic, famous big cat no more

The carcass of the legendry Prince was found in the national park of Bandipur on Sunday evening.

New method may boost tiger monitoring in large landscapes

The new method -- called `Bayesian Smoothing Model` (BSM) -- may better help in extrapolating the exact population counts at large geographical scales -- critical information for scientists working to conserve these wildlife icons.

Incredible! This video of a boy being saved from a menacing tiger has over 10 lakh views – WATCH

Incredible! This video of a boy being saved from a menacing tiger has over 10 lakh views – WATCH

The film shows how the rescuer has employed ingenious ways to thwart the beast's attempts to trap his prey – in this case, a young boy. 

Is that Salman Khan doing kickass action in 'Tiger Zinda Hai'?

Is that Salman Khan doing kickass action in 'Tiger Zinda Hai'?

Salman Khan has started shooting for his next 'Tiger Zinda Hai'. The film is in news for many reasons. One being that it is a Salman Khan film which stars Katrina Kaif opposite him after a gap of five long years. And yes the fans are super excited.

Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

With the tiger killing cattle frequently at Sukla village in Rukhad forest range, its habitants were not venturing out of their house during the dark.

King of the zoo: Liger cub Tsar is Russian hit

Ligers can weigh more than 400 kilograms (63 stone), compared to a maximum weight of about 300 for a tiger and 250 for a lion.

Tiger mowed down by train in Satna; big cat death toll hits 28 this year

Tiger mowed down by train in Satna; big cat death toll hits 28 this year

The locomotive pilot of the Mahakaushal Express saw the tiger’s body near the track and informed Sharma.

Tiger mowed down by train in Satna; big cat death toll hits 28 this year

Tiger mowed down by train in Satna; big cat death toll hits 28 this year

The locomotive pilot of the Mahakaushal Express saw the tiger’s body near the track and informed Sharma.

Train mows down tiger in near Satna, Madhya Pradesh

The forest department has also decided to approach the Railways to regulate the speed of trains in the forest area.

Global network's concern over Indian data on tiger poaching

Global network's concern over Indian data on tiger poaching

A global wildlife trade monitoring network's report has voiced concern over India's tiger poaching data management mechanism and said there was "disparity" between occurrences of 'seizure of tigers and tiger parts' in the country and recording of such incidents on official record.

India records highest number of tiger seizure, says report

India records highest number of tiger seizure, says report

India has recorded the highest number of seizure of tigers and parts among all 13 tiger range countries, accounting for 44 per cent, according to a report by wildlife trade monitor released on Wednesday.

Tiger found dead in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve

Tiger found dead in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve

"The carcass of the tiger was found at Karondia in Panpatha range. It seems that the feline died around six days back and prima facie it appears to be a natural death," Deputy Director of Bandhavgarh Reserve, P Bangar, said.

WATCH: Man-eater tigress killed by locals in Uttarakhand's Ramnagar

WATCH: Man-eater tigress killed by locals in Uttarakhand's Ramnagar

Some local residents of  Uttarakhand's Ramnagar on Thursday killed a man-eater tigress.

Appalling! MP witnesses 13 tiger deaths; electrocution, poisoning quoted as reasons

Appalling! MP witnesses 13 tiger deaths; electrocution, poisoning quoted as reasons

As per reports, 13 tigers have died in two national parks in MP and the reasons behind this are electrocution, poisoning, diseases etc.