5 tigers missing from Ranthambore National Park: Rajasthan Govt

Rajasthan government Tuesday informed the state Assembly that five out of 43 tigers in Ranthambore National Park were missing and the wildlife experts were tracing their hideouts.

ICC World Cup 2015: Fearless Bangladesh have `nothing to lose` against India
ICC World Cup 2015: Fearless Bangladesh have `nothing to lose` against India

 Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India and knock the defending champions out in their quarter-final, Shakib Al Hasan said Tuesday.

CBI arrests two poachers from Chhattisgarh

CBI on Saturday arrested two alleged poachers from Chhattisgarh during the combing operations and also recovered huge cache of animal parts including tiger teeth, elephant tusks, tortoise shells etc.

Carcass plant inside Madhya Pradesh sanctuary posing threat to tigers
Carcass plant inside Madhya Pradesh sanctuary posing threat to tigers

Two Madhya Pradesh government departments are at odds over restarting of a carcass utilisation plant inside a wildlife sanctuary which activists say poses threat to tigers living in the area.

Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets
Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets

In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.

Flawed estimation method behind rise in India's tiger count?
Flawed estimation method behind rise in India's tiger count?

In a finding that could dishearten thousands of wildlife lovers, a team of scientists has warned that the big cat populations in India may not be on the rise after all, owing to inaccurate estimation method.

'India, Russia working actively to save rare wildlife species'

India and Russia are actively working together for protection of rare wildlife species, including tigers and leopards, and a working group, formed consequent of the bilateral cooperation signed over 10 years ago, will soon hold its next meeting in this regard.

Experts across Asia for collaboration to achieve zero poaching

Officials and experts from 13 tiger range countries including India are discussing ways to combat poaching - a multi-billion dollar industry - during a regional symposium that kicked off here this week.

Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup
Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cup does not cause more misery after the Tigers endured a morale-sapping year in which they slumped from one defeat to another.

Find fate of Buxa tigers: Valmik Thapar asks Bengal govt

Tiger expert Valmik Thapar Monday urged the West Bengal government to "find out" the plight of tigers in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in northern part of the state, in the light of no photographs emerging to substantiate the claim of presence of three big cats.

Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises
Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises

 Buoyed by the rising number of tigers in the wild, the government has decided to create more habitats for them to ensure their long-term conservation.

Ban on Chinese trade only way to secure future of tigers: Belinda Wright

Tiger, a magnificent creature, is one of the most important constituents of the ecosystem. However the big cats are facing the threat of extinction due to unabated hunting for greed of money, despite global conservation efforts.

U'khand becomes second most tiger populated state
U'khand becomes second most tiger populated state

Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.

Western Ghats zone holds world's single-largest tiger population
Western Ghats zone holds world's single-largest tiger population

A single ecological continuum spread across three states of India in the biodiversity rich Western Ghats region holds the world's single-largest tiger population, according to a government report.

India lost 64 tigers in 2014
India lost 64 tigers in 2014

India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014 with Tamil Nadu topping the chart with the maximum number of deaths, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority.

Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans
Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans

A new study has revealed that leopards do change their activity patterns in response to tigers and humans, but in different ways.

Heaters, chaff beds to keep Delhi zoo inmates warm this winter

With the onset of winters, authorities at the Delhi Zoo have undertaken several measures, including installation of heaters and change in diet, to help the inmates cope with plummeting temperatures.

Indian wildlife managers use 'camera trap images' to identify conflict-prone tigers
Indian wildlife managers use 'camera trap images' to identify conflict-prone tigers

The wildlife managers use high-tech solutions like camera trap images in order to identify conflict-prone tigers in India.

Scat samples can now reveal more about tigers
Scat samples can now reveal more about tigers

By examining the scat samples of carnivores like tigers and leopards, field biologists can now identify their species, sex and individuals.