Arunachal Pradesh introduces bill for protection of tigers

ITANAGAR: Three days after a Royal Bengal Tigress was killed and hacked to pieces at Itanagar zoo, the Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday introduced a Bill in the state assembly for protection of the big cats. The bill, 'The Arunachal Pradesh Forest and…Read More

Tiger Population Increases - Barely

The landmark 2008 report, Status of the Tigers, Co-predators, and Prey in India, published by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, estimated only 1411 adult tigers in existence in India (plus uncensused tigers in the Sundarbans). The 2010 National…Read More

Punish Sanctuary Guard Who Killed Tiger For Sexual Prowess

By Christopher Baranowski on January 5, 2012 10:26 am Target: Indian Government Goal: Harsh punishment for the guard who killed a tiger at sanctuary. In central India, a guard at a tiger sanctuary killed one of the tigers because he thought certain body…Read More

Tiger Trade Facts & Fallacies

ASSUMPTION: Legalizing domestic tiger trade is the sovereign right of any nation. FACTS: = CITES Resolution Conf. 12.5 asks Parties to prohibit trade in tiger parts and derivatives, both internationally and domestically, even from captive-bred specimens. This…Read More

An overview on the state of the Tiger population:

Possibly as few as 3,200 left in the wild Tigers are the largest of all the Asian big cats, at the top the food chain, and are one of the most culturally important and beautiful animals on this planet. However, they are also among the most vulnerable and…Read More

Why are tigers important? Why should we save them?

Tigers are admired by many people. The big cat is revered, admired and feared in equal parts, by millions of people around the world. If forests are emptied of every last tiger, all that will remain are distant legends, zoo sightings, and one massive breach…Read More

Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), is a non-profit conservation organisation, committed to urgent action that works towards the protection of India's wildlife. Its mission is to conserve nature, especially endangered species and threatened…Read More
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