Forest officials justify shooting tiger which killed humans

The Maharashtra Forest Department justified shooting down a tiger on Tuesday evening in the forests near Dongahaldi village in Pombhurna tehsil of the district by stating that the big cat had claimed five human lives in seven attacks.

Govt seeks proposals for five more tiger reserves

Government has accorded "in principle" approval for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country and has sought proposals from states for giving the status to five more protected areas, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Salman Khan pets `tiger`

Salman Khan had a unique experience while he launched the trailer of ‘Roar: Tigers Of The Sundarbans’.

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF

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.

Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

Government today said that in-principle approval has been given for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country while final nod has been accorded for giving the status to three other protected areas.

Tiger lifts elderly man in Sundarbans

A tiger pounced on an elderly man and disappeared with him into the jungles in the Sundarbans, Forest department sources said.

MP govt gives Rs 1.5 lakh to kin of man killed by tiger

Madhya Pradesh government has given Rs 1.50 lakh compensation to the family of a 22-year-old man who was killed by a tiger in Khitauli range of Bandhavgarh tiger reserve.

Big cat spotted in Himachal?

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

Man convicted over orangutan, tiger skulls in Australia

A man was Friday convicted on 24 charges of possessing illegal wildlife products, including orangutan and tiger skulls, following the biggest seizure of such items in Australian history.

Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.

Royal Bengal Tiger dies

A Royal Bengal Tiger died due to age-related ailments today at Indore`s Kamala Nehru Zoo, a senior official said.

Sofia Vergara is a `tiger` in the bedroom

Sofia Vergara has admitted that she is a ` tiger` when it comes to her sex life and hopes that her businessman fiance Nick Loeb, appreciates her for it.

Sajid plans to dedicate `Heropanti` song to flute players

Producer-director Sajid Nadiadwala wants to dedicate the opening song of his upcoming film `Heropanti` to all the flute players.

White tiger for visitors in zoo

A white tiger, Kailash, which was brought here early this month from Sri Venkateshwara Zoological Park, Tirupati would be released from its quarantine ward for display to zoo visitors from tomorrow.

Tiger killed in territorial fight in Kanha Reserve

A tiger was killed in a territorial fight with another feline in Madhya Pradesh`s Kanha Tiger Reserve, forest sources said on Thursday.

Tiger missing from Ramgarh sanctuary

A tiger has been missing from the Ramgarh wildlife sanctuary since the past week, forest department officials said today.

Russian forest officers to study tiger management at Panna Reserve

A six-member team of Russian forest officers is on a visit to Panna district in Madhya Pradesh to study all aspects of tiger management at the Tiger Reserve there.

Man jumps into tiger enclosure at China zoo

A Chinese man suffering from depression shocked visitors at a zoo when he attempted to feed himself to a pair of Bengal tigers.

School children rally for tiger conservation

About 1,500 children from schools across Kolkata today participated in a rally to spread awareness on tiger conservation.

Five held for killing a tiger in Andhra Pradesh

Five persons were on Friday arrested for allegedly killing a tiger in Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve near Mannanur in Andhra Pradesh`s Mahabubnagar district.