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Big cat spotted in Himachal?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 21:37

Himachal Pradesh`s wildlife officials have begun looking for a tiger spotted in the Renuka wildlife sanctuary in Sirmaur district.

Book chronicles the plight of endangered tigers

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 11:57

Why are some animal species disappearing? How do we bring them back? Are we heading towards a world `without tigers`? Are there enough initiatives to address the plight of these magnificent cats?

Genome of big-cats unravelled in bid to help conservation

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 11:19

South Korean scientists said on Tuesday they had carried out the first DNA analysis of the tiger and four other great felines in a project to help critically-endangered cats to survive.

Tiger count in AP over 100, says Forest Department

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 19:27

The number of tigers in Andhra Pradesh could be over 100 and their habitat is expanding, facilitating the growth of the big cats, a top Forest Department official said today.

Fighting chance for India`s tigers: Poaching declines

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 12:15

In cheering news for wildlife conservationists, tiger poaching dropped nearly 60% in 2011 as compared to the previous year.

Oldest white tigress dies at Jaipur zoo

Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2011, 19:23

A white tigress, believed to be the country`s oldest big cat, died today at a zoo here.

Another human killed by big cat in Bahraich dist

Last Updated: Monday, August 02, 2010, 18:52

The badly mauled body of a 45-year-old man has been found from the Katarniya Ghat wildlife reserve in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district, sending panic waves in the area of a man eater on the prowl.

Big cat spotted for first time in Buxa Tiger Reserve

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 16:00

In a rare moment for North Bengal`s Buxa, where no big cat has been spotted since its creation in 1983, a Royal Bengal tiger has been spotted in the reserve and captured on film.

Tigers have bigger brains than its cat rivals

Last Updated: Friday, September 11, 2009, 13:49

As the king of the jungle, the lion may have the brawn, but it is the tiger that has the brains, scientists claim.