Thai deputy PM charged over tiger export

Thai deputy PM charged over tiger export

  A THAI deputy prime minister has been charged in connection with the export to China of 100 tigers, an endangered species protected by international law, the attorney general’s office told AFP.   Plodprasop Suraswadi approved the export of tigers...

Video Reveals Rare Tiger Cubs in Sumatran Forest

  A camera trap caught video of a mother tiger and her two cubs in a protected Sumatran forest, the first evidence of breeding in this location, conservationists say. The footage was captured in Sumatra’s Sembilang National Park. Scientists from the...
Denver Zoo hosting lion cubs from Qatar royals

Denver Zoo hosting lion cubs from Qatar royals

    DENVER (AP) – Three lion cubs from the royal family of Qatar are at the Denver Zoo.   The cubs were born June 24. The son of Qatar’s ruling emir had received the cubs’ parents as a gift from Sudan a few years ago. After the cubs...
Compensating farmers to save the tiger

Compensating farmers to save the tiger

  HASSANUR (SATHYAMANGALAM): B Govindan, a small scale farmer from Itarai has lost 22 cows in the last three years to tigers straying out of Sathyamangalam forest in search of prey. Despite a loss of Rs 15,000 for each cow killed, Govindan never thought of...

LIFE OF PI ASIDE TIGERS FACE THREAT

  Oscar-winning director Ang Lee’s new epic “Life of Pi” showcases the relationship between a teenage Indian boy and a Bengal tiger. But in reality, the predators are under increasing threat from humans. Poaching remains a tremendous danger for...
Tiger killed in Wayanad India was not a man-eater

Tiger killed in Wayanad India was not a man-eater

  Maneka says it was not a man-eater   The killing of a tiger, which had given sleepless nights to people in several villages of Wayanad district of Kerala over the past fortnight, has triggered an uproar within and outside the State.   A special task...