Tiger dies after being injured by poachers

Tiger dies after being injured by poachers

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna May 10, 2008 18:13 IST

A tiger which was seriously injured by poachers, died at Valmikinagar Tiger Reserve in Bihar’s East Champaran district, official sources said on Saturday.

“The seriously injured tiger died on Saturday, a day after it was entangled in an iron trap laid by poachers,” the chief conservator of forests, Valmiki Tiger Project told rediff.com.

He said that a team of forest officials were informed by local villagers that a tiger was seriously injured in a trap laid by poachers.

The tiger population is decreasing at an alarming rate in the Valmiki National Park, Bihar’s only tiger project.

Related Articles
? Tamil Nadu at the forefront of tiger conservation
? Lunch with India’s Tiger Man

http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/may/10tiger.htm

 
http://www.savethetigerfund.org/am/template.cfm?section=Home1
http://www.worldwildlife.org/tigers/

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Your email address will not be published.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

Texas: Hearing set in seizure of big cats, other animals

Hearing set in animal seizure By Robin Y. Richardson, News Messenger Wednesday, February 03, ...

Tiger Farms in China Feed Thirst for Parts

Tiger Farms in China Feed Thirst for Parts By Andrew JacobsFebruary 13, 2010 GUILIN, ...

Lion Cub Petting in Africa

Want to pet a lion cub?   In case you ever thought it would ...