Learning from Africa

24 October 2012

A nearly four-month ban on tiger tourism in more than 30,000 sq km of tiger landscape led to much concern both in the government and the tourism industry. Tiger activists were worried that poachers would have a field day after the ban and in some places in south India, they must have. The process led to huge cancellations of bookings and financial losses for both the tourism industry and those governments that runs lodges in the tiger territories.

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More Archived Tiger News

More tigers than reserves can handle, say experts ...
24 August 2014

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
20 August 2014

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...

19 August 2014

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...

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