A 50-year-old man was mauled to death by a tiger in Brahmapuri tehsil of Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Sunday. He had gone to a forest area along with his mother and wife to collect some wood, an official said. The deceased, a labourer, was identified as Rajendra Arjun Kamdi, the resident of Halda village in Bramhapuri.
According to it, India faces an increasing challenge of human wildlife conflict, which is driven by development pressures. Elephants are also seeking resources outside of forests and protected areas, the report said. The global wildlife population has fallen by an average of 68 per cent since 1970, WWF official says
July 29 is observed across the world as Global Tiger Day every year to raise awareness about the declining population of the tigers and making efforts to save them from going extinct. The Global Tiger Day came into existence in 2010 in Russia during the signing of Saint Petersburg declaration by 13 tiger range countries. The Heads of the Governments of Tiger Range countries had resolved to double tiger numbers across their global range by 2022 by signing the St. Petersburg declaration on tiger conservation