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Rhino abode short of guards, poaching up   

The Tribune
New Delhi
21 Nov 2017

Even as a militant-poacher nexus is suspected behind recent incidents of rhino poaching in the famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam, home to more than two-thirds of the total population of one-horned rhinos in the world, wildlife policing in the UNESCO World Heritage Site has been hamstrung by shortage of manpower.

Spread over about 900 sq km, the KNP that boasts of over 2,000 one-horne...

Foresters begin probe into death of tiger cub   

Deccan Chronicle
New Delhi
20 Nov 2017


A close look and investigation revealed that it was a female tiger cub, aged about one-and-half years.

Ooty: The carcass of a tiger cub with snare wounds in the neck in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) created flutters here, even as the Forest department has launched an investigation into what possibly led to the animal`s death. The foresters attached to the Theppakadu range in MTR during their ...

Electric fences killing tigers in Maharashtra   

The Hindu
New Delhi
18 Nov 2017

The electrocution of a tigress in the Chimur forest range in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra on November 7 brings the tiger death toll due to electrocution in the Vidarbha area alone to five this year.

Why are tigers dying?

In a desperate attempt to prevent herbivores like nilgai (blue bulls) and wild boar from destroying their crops, farmers often set up illegal high-voltage electrical f...

State toll 23 as 2 tigers `poisoned`   

The Times of India
Mumbai
18 Nov 2017

Two tigers were found dead in Paoni forest range near Nagpur on Friday, taking the death toll in Maharashtra this year to 23 the highest in India. Forest officials suspect that the two tigers were poisoned, reports Vijay Pinjarkar. Vidarbha region alone has reported at least six tiger deaths in the past 33 days. The Paoni range in vulnerable to tiger poaching. ...

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