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  • 'Putin's Tiger' Crosses Into China, Prompting a Diplomatic Rush

    'Putin's Tiger' Crosses Into China, Prompting a Diplomatic Rush

    Virile, canny and possessed with a boundless appetite for red meat, Kuzya, a 23-month-old Siberian tiger, would seem the perfect mascot for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who had a personal hand in reintroducing Kuzya to the wild in the Russi...

  • How India's First Wildlife Cyber Crime Cell Helped Nab Tiger Poachers

    How India's First Wildlife Cyber Crime Cell Helped Nab Tiger Poachers

    It's a one of a kind cybercrime cell, unique because it focuses on tracking cases of wildlife poaching. The Melghat wildlife crime cell in Maharashtra is the first in the country under the forest department and was instrumental in arresting 34 people...

  • In Maharashtra Tiger Reserve, Zero Poaching, Thanks to a Special Force

    In Maharashtra Tiger Reserve, Zero Poaching, Thanks to a Special Force

    Last February, when a tiger was surrounded by a panic-stricken crowd in Ashta village in the buffer zone of the Tadoba Andhari tiger reserve, a trained force of the forest department was called in to control the situation.

  • Three poachers arrested for killing a leopard in Tamil Nadu

    Three poachers arrested for killing a leopard in Tamil Nadu

    Three poaches have been arrested for killing a leopard in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Erode and removing its claws and teeth, forest department personnel said.

  • Drones to keep watch on tigers and poachers in Madhya Pradesh's Panna Reserve

    Drones to keep watch on tigers and poachers in Madhya Pradesh's Panna Reserve

    In a first, unmanned aerial surveillance planes - drones - have been deployed in the Panna Tiger Reserve to keep a tab on the movement of tigers and other animals and to keep an eye on poachers.

  • 58 tigers die in Madhya Pradesh in past five years

    58 tigers die in Madhya Pradesh in past five years

    As many as 58 tigers have died in the past five years due to poaching, territorial fights and old age in various big cat habitats in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Maharashtra government to hand over tiger poaching cases to CBI

    Maharashtra government to hand over tiger poaching cases to CBI

    In a landmark decision, the Maharashtra government has announced that tiger poaching cases will be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • 3 tigers found dead in Corbett in 6 days; forest officials on tenterhooks

    3 tigers found dead in Corbett in 6 days; forest officials on tenterhooks

    The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is facing a crisis with three tiger deaths reported in past six days and nine tiger deaths this year. In the latest incident, the body of a two-and-half-year-old male tiger was found in a decomposed state ...

  • Look who's been spotted at the Sariska Tiger Reserve

    Look who's been spotted at the Sariska Tiger Reserve

    There's good news at the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Two cubs were spotted on Sunday by a camera trap. Sariska lost all its tigers to poaching in 2005. Since then several efforts have been made to breed tigers in the reserve.

  • Skin of adult tiger seized, four arrested in Odisha

    Forest personnel have recovered the skin of a Royal Bengal Tiger and arrested four persons in this connection. This is the first time that such an incident has been reported in the Similipal Tiger Reserve area.

  • Poaching fears return to Corbett with another tiger death

    Poaching fears return to Corbett with another tiger death

    A body of a male tiger, riddled with bullet wounds, was found at the Bana Khera forest near the Corbett National Park on Sunday.

  • All tiger deaths to be treated as cases of 'poaching'

    All tiger deaths to be treated as cases of 'poaching'

    In a strongly worded letter to all tiger states across the nation, The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has said that henceforth all tiger and leopard deaths will be treated as 'poaching', unless otherwise proved beyond reasonable doubt.

  • Three tigers found dead in three days in Uttar Pradesh

    Three tigers found dead in three days in Uttar Pradesh

    In what could be a huge setback to the tiger conservation effort in Uttar Pradesh, three tigers have died in the past three days in the jungles of the Tarai region.

  • Maharashtra okays shooting tiger poachers on sight

    Maharashtra okays shooting tiger poachers on sight

    Maharashtra has declared war on animal poaching by sanctioning its forest guards to shoot hunters on sight in an effort to curb rampant attacks against tigers, elephants and other wildlife.

  • 40 lakh supari for 25 tigers in Maharashtra

    40 lakh supari for 25 tigers in Maharashtra

    The Maharashtra government believes that 25 tigers are likely to be targeted by poachers from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. The Forest Department in Maharashtra says that an advance of 40 lakhs has been paid to the poachers. It's not clear yet who ha...

  • Delhi hosts global meet on tigers; concern expressed over poaching

    Delhi hosts global meet on tigers; concern expressed over poaching

    In a video address to the delegates at the First Stock Taking Meeting to review the implementation of the Global Tiger Recovery Program, World Bank President, Robert Zoellick said, "This conference provides an opportunity to assess both the headway w...

  • Supreme Court upholds poacher Sansar Chand's jail term

    Supreme Court upholds poacher Sansar Chand's jail term

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by notorious poacher Sansar Chand challenging his conviction and a five-year sentence in a case of smuggling animal parts.The poacher had appealed against the ruling of the Rajasthan High Court which had found him guilty of smuggling claws,...

  • Dogs to sniff out poachers

    Canines are soon going to come to the rescue of endangered wild cats with the dog training academy here training them to sniff out poachers lurking near tiger reserves.

  • Wildlife crisis: 3 animals killed in one week

    Wildlife crisis: 3 animals killed in one week

    It's been a rather bad wildlife week in the Northeast region. Three of the big five endangered species were brutally killed.

  • Tiger killed, eaten by villagers in Arunachal Pradesh

    Tiger killed, eaten by villagers in Arunachal Pradesh

    A Royal Bengal Tiger was hunted down by villagers of Numuk in Arunachal Pradesh's West Siang district and the meat was then consumed by the people.

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