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Tiger turnaround: How over 75,000 frames captured by camera traps helped

The tiger census was carried out on 3,81,400 sq km in 20 tiger-occupied states, in which camera traps were used at 26,838 locations in a span of 1.5 years.

Jul 31, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Authorities seek tiger reserve status for Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand

Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is situated close to the Nandhaur river in Kumaon region of the state and spread over an area of 269.5 square km.

Apr 15, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

'Artsy' stories not staying behind: Emraan on digital platforms

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi, who will be seen in the Netflix project "Bard of Blood", says he finds the digital platform interesting for new stories.

Dec 20, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

ZEE5 announces its first Hindi original film, TIGERS

The movie shows Emraan Hashmi exposing his company for making a baby formula which is killing infants with the help of IBFAN.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

International Tiger Day: What lies ahead for the big cat in the wild, wild world

“He is two months old. He is hungry. Scared. He is wondering when his mother is coming back.” Gunshot echoes. “Maybe she is not.” And then, an ominous message that flashes across the TV screen, "Just 1411 left".

Jul 29, 2018, 09:39 AM IST

Only 13% of world's tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Report

Tigers are one of the most poached and most hunted animals in the world, which has led their population to be listed as 'endangered species'.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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!

 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

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

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