Tiger News

Pench Tiger Reserve numbers up

SEONI: The number of tigers in the Pench Tiger Reserve here has gone up to 53, according to the latest figures provided by the State Forest Research Institute (SFRI). The SFRI has recently informed about the rise in tiger population to the authorities of Pench Tiger Reserve. Read more..

Worrying five years high in Tiger deaths in India

Tiger mortality in the country has reached an alarming proportion — 110 in 2016 so far — the highest during the last five years. Read more..

Resort Owner Gets Elephant Killed In Wayanad, Kerala

A resort owner has got an elephant killed in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) in Kerala to warn Forest officials after they sought to cancel the licences of illegal resorts near the sanctuary and take action against Mikara Resort in Muthanga. In May, a female elephant, aged 13 years, was found dead with bullet injuries near the Sulthan Bathery-Perikkallur State highway that passes through Kurichiad range of the sanctuary. Read more..

Valmik Thapar says ‘Future of Indian Wildlife lies in wildlife tourism.

See his speech here at the TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2016. Read more..

250 animals perish in India's Kaziranga floods

Nearly 250 animals, including at least 20 one-horned rhinos, have died in the heavy floods in Assam's Kaziranga National Park even as foresters managed to rescue over 200 animals, including nine rhino calves, officials said on Monday. Read more..