tigers

The problem tigress of Nagpur's Bor Tiger Reserve: This is why her life is under debate

The problem tigress of Nagpur's Bor Tiger Reserve: This is why her life is under debate

In June 2017, the Bombay High Court quashed an order by the Maharashtra Forest Department to shoot the tigress in Bramhapuri itself after her killings were reported. 

Oct 12, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Tigers to roar again in Kazakhstan after 70 years

Tigers to roar again in Kazakhstan after 70 years

According to the project which is being supported by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the animals will be reintroduced in the Ili-Balkhash region.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Satellite collars can save big cats in the wild, say biologists

Satellite collars can save big cats in the wild, say biologists

Domestic animals are easy prey for a carnivore. Attacks on them often lead to retaliation the world over by locals.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister

58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister

As per a tiger census conducted at the national level in 2010, considered as authoritative figure, there were 38 tigers in Parambikulam spread over 643 sq feet area and 34 in Periyar that covers an area of 925 sq feet.

Aug 18, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Famed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pledges to protect big cats on International Tiger Day

Famed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pledges to protect big cats on International Tiger Day

Presenting a terrific sand art image of the big cat on social media site Twitter, Pattnaik urged people to unite to save tigers by protecting their habitats.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
International Tiger Day 2017: Most enthralling tiger destinations around the world

International Tiger Day 2017: Most enthralling tiger destinations around the world

Tiger reserves and national parks not only offer you a thrilling experience to watch these big cats relax in their habitat, but they also portray nature at their ultimate best.

Jul 29, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Inhuman act: Live donkey fed to tigers in China zoo – Watch shocking video

Inhuman act: Live donkey fed to tigers in China zoo – Watch shocking video

A video of a live donkey fed to tigers in China zoo has gone viral on Internet.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Man-animal conflict: 59 tuskers, 121 tigers, 450 humans died last year

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply that out of the 31 people, who died of tiger attacks in 2015-16, the highest toll of 18 was reported from West Bengal.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Large mammals ideal ambassadors for conservation

Large mammals ideal ambassadors for conservation

A public declaration made last year by the same scientists had called for a global plan to prevent the world`s large mammals from slipping into oblivion.

Mar 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Using dozens of non-invasive camera traps for sampling entire populations, rather than track a handful of individuals, the research team recorded some 2,500 images of the three predators in action.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Experts note six percent rise in tiger population, call for more measures to protect them

Experts note six percent rise in tiger population, call for more measures to protect them

Experts from all the 13 tiger reserves of the country stressed on greater flexibility to increase tiger habitat and other favourable measures that could boost the population of the big cat.

Feb 07, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
Tiger deaths highest in 2016 in Madhya Pradesh with toll hitting 33!

Tiger deaths highest in 2016 in Madhya Pradesh with toll hitting 33!

 On an average, 14 tigers had died every year from 2012 to 2015, but the death toll went up to an alarming level of 33 in 2016.

Jan 02, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Poaching in India on the rise; 76 tiger deaths reported in 2016

Poaching in India on the rise; 76 tiger deaths reported in 2016

These figures are the highest since 2010, with 69 tiger deaths being reported last year, in 2015.

Nov 07, 2016, 10:14 AM IST
Tiger Shroff writes to Government to protect tigers

Tiger Shroff writes to Government to protect tigers

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is taking his superhero character in upcoming film "A Flying Jatt" seriously in real life by urging the government to protect the big cats in the jungles.

Jul 29, 2016, 12:50 PM IST