Govt has no plans to adopt tiger farming method: Ramesh

Govt has no plans to adopt tiger farming method: Ramesh

New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) Stating that there is no plan to adopt tiger-farming method in the country, the government today said that it sees the method as a threat to wildlife conservation.

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, while replying to a written question in Rajya Sabha said, “there is no plan to adopt tiger-farming method. The tiger farming as prevalent in China is meant for consumptive use of tiger body parts, which is detrimental for wild tiger conservation.”

“India has strongly appealed to China and other countries at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild fauna and flora (CITES) to restrict such operations in the interest of wild tigers,” Ramesh added.

The government has taken initiatives since 1972 for in-situ (within its territory) conservation of wild tigers in designated reserves spread over different states in the country under “Project Tiger”, he added.

http://ptinews.com/news/183984_Govt-has-no-plans-to-adopt-tiger-farming-method–Ramesh

https://bigcatrescue.org

How much did you like this?

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Kricket Serval

Kricket Female Serval DOB 4/1/2001 Rescued 3/11/2011   Kricket the serval was born in ...

Today at Big Cat Rescue Nov 16 2013

Drag Queen Bingo Nov 25 at Hamburger Mary’s     Big Cat Rescue raised ...

Get close look at owls at shop

Get close look at owls at shop   MERRIMACK – Who’s watching you? Find ...