Tiger News

3 tigers set to be moved from Bandhavgarh

Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has decided to translocate at least 3 tigers from Bandhavgarh to other national parks like neighbouring Sanjay Tiger Reserve and Satpura National Park. It was decided in the wakeof recent incidences including man-animal conflicts and territorial conflicts. Read more..

Invasive plants a threat to wildlife

The wild growth of invasive alien plants such as Senna spectabilis (calceolaria shower), Lantana, Eupatorium and Parthenium is posing a threat to wildlife and indigenous plants in the forest areas of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, including the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS), a major habitat of Asiatic elephants in the country. Read more..

More tigers than reserves can handle, say experts ...

Senior tiger biologist at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Qamar Qureshi, said the current tiger census - the results of which would be unveiled in December - was expected to reveal an increase in number of tigers more than the carrying capacity of tiger reserves. Read more..

Maneater near Tadoba shot dead

Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India. The tiger, described as a "man-eater" by authorities, killed the victims in a forest in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, bordering the Tadoba Tiger Reserve. This was the third tiger to be shot dead for killing people in the area since 2007, officials said. Read more..

TADOBA OPEN IN MONSOONS

Good news for all those who want to visit Tadoba tiger reserve, the only park open in the monsoon. Now Forest Dept has opened routes from Moharli gate - Khatoda gate- Tadoba lake - Pandharpauni- Navegaon road(grassland) up to Navegaon gate. This is about 40kms road open for visitors in monsoon with good sighting chances on the main road, at Tadoba lake, and the Pandharpauni & Navegaon grasslands. Read more..