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Putin Admits Stage Managing Animal Stunts


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Putin gave in to the fact that he has been involved in performing some of the most known staged moves. This also includes the encounters with endangered ... Read more...

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Living atop a tree, he campaigns for the environment (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Brikesh Singh is getting ready to climb another tree, this time inside a tiger reserve, and stay there for a month - not for fun ... Read more...

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SC bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Coming to the rescue of tigers in the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of the 41 tiger reserves.Tour operators, however, ... Read more...

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Three tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore


June 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) Three new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, bringing cheer to wildlife enthusiasts.The cubs of tigress T-17, also known as ... Read more...

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Centre to fund 90 percent of Project Tiger in northeast


May 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.This was ... Read more...

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India to help replicate Project Tiger in Russia, China


May 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Six countries, including Russia and China, have sought India's help to replicate Project Tiger, one of the most successful conservation programmes running in the country ... Read more...

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Web app to keep track of Indian tigers


May 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A web application powered by a team of enthusiastic naturalists, conservationists, photographers and national park visitors using their cameras, smart phones and videos has been ... Read more...

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32 tiger deaths so far in 2012


May 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Even as India is striving hard to save big cats, about 32 tigers have died so far this year - nearly half them victims to ... Read more...

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Cheetah translocation was cabinet decision: Jayanthi


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With the Supreme Court putting on hold the government's ambitious project to import the cheetah from Africa, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said her ministry ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday said Gujarat's opposition to the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir forests should be rejected because the state has already ... Read more...

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Highways through Indian tiger reserves will destroy habitat


April 16th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As India strives hard to protect its big cats, a study in a tiger reserve has found that busy highways and excessive road expansion will ... Read more...

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Gujarat declines to shift its Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Gujarat Monday told the Supreme Court that it could not consent to the shifting of its Asiatic lions from Gir forests to Kunopal sanctuary in ... Read more...

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Three tigers among 69 animals killed in Chhattisgarh


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) Three tigers were among 69 animals killed in the wild in Chhattisgarh since 2009-10, while the state government has spent a little over Rs.116 crore on ... Read more...

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Mamata enjoys relaxing day at Sundarbans


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sonakhali (West Bengal), Feb 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee enjoyed a rare relaxing day on cruise, piloting a launch in the tranquil of Sundarbans, the home ... Read more...

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New grasslands to boost Bihar tigers (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), Jan 8 (IANS) Bihar is planning to create more grasslands in its only tiger reserve to help support more prey animals for the big cats that currently ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to develop biosphere reserve corridor


January 4th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday announced that it will develop a biosphere reserve corridor connecting 14 protected sanctuaries in six districts to ensure safe roaming of wild ... Read more...

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‘Big cats roaming British countryside’


December 29th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Big cats were stalking the British countryside but top government officials tried to cover it up, says a new book.Hundreds of sightings have been recorded over ... Read more...

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Tigers never changed much even in two million years?


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The discovery of a skull of the oldest tiger ever found has indicated that the beasts never changed much in two million years except turning bigger ... Read more...

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Stephen Fry backs campaign to save tiger


November 28th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Stephen Fry has urged his fans to back a campaign to stop the trade of tiger skins in China.The 54-year-old has joined comedian Ricky ... Read more...

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Two held for killing tigress


November 19th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Two people were arrested Saturday on charges of killing a tigress at a sanctuary in Chhattisgarh early this week, officials said.The arrests were made in the ... Read more...

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Dangerous animals escape from Ohio preserve


October 19th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zanesville, Ohio, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schools are closed and officials are on the alert after several exotic dangerous animals escaped from their enclosures in Ohio. Residents are urged to stay indoors ... Read more...

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Koalas’ loud noises made by human-style voice boxes


September 29th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Male koalas bellow during the mating season because their voice boxes are similar to those of humans. The cute and furry tree-dwelling creature, a marsupial, weighing ... Read more...

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Worried at poaching, Rajasthan launching Project Panther


September 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 13 (IANS) Rajasthan is about to launch the Rs.50 million Project Panther, as a large number of these big cats fall prey to poachers or get killed by ... Read more...

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With 200 tigers, Corbett turns a proud 75 (With Image)


September 11th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Sep 11 (IANS) One of the nurseries of India's tiger conservation movement and Asia's first endeavour to have a national park, the Corbett National Park turns 75 this ... Read more...

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Conservationist J.C. Daniel dead


August 24th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Renowned conservationist working in the field of elephants and big cats protection and vice-president of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) J.C. Daniel passed away here after ... Read more...

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Tigers facing doom in Bangladesh?


July 30th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Tiger, tiger burning bright - goes the saying. Not so for the big cats of Bangladesh. Recent discoveries of tiger skin and bones near the Sundarbans ... Read more...

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Sariska to get two Ranthambore tiger cubs


July 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) The Sariska tiger reserve, which has two tigers and three tigresses, will get two tiger cubs to add to the big cat numbers. The cubs will ... Read more...

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Ukranian man to live with lions for five weeks!


July 28th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A Ukranian man has decided to spend five weeks in lions' enclosure to watch the cubs being born.Alexander Pylyshenko, 40, decided to move into the cage ... Read more...

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Eye on tiger: Satellites to track Sariska’s big cats


July 14th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Tigers in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve may soon be connected with a satellite, enabling foresters to keep a constant watch on their movement. The system will ... Read more...

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Hema Malini to take up the cause of leopards


June 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Hema Malini was not at home when a leopard strayed into her bungalow at Dindoshi, Goregaon from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) last month. Now ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict intensifies in Madhya Pradesh


June 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 1 (IANS) Man-animal conflict is intensifying in Madhya Pradesh with regular incidents of attacks on humans as big cats stray into inhabited areas because they are forced to ... Read more...

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Now, annual tiger assessment in every state


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) Tiger census so far has been a once-in-four years activity, but now all the states will assess their tiger numbers annually. And Madhya Pradesh, which boasts ... Read more...

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Rajasthan plans tiger corridor, connecting reserves


April 18th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has planned a corridor connecting six wildlife sanctuaries for the safety of tigers straying out of their territory, an official said Monday. Under ... Read more...

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Orissa has over 100 tigers: wildlife official


April 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) Orissa could have more than 100 tigers, and will conduct an independent survey to know the exact number, a senior wildlife official said Friday, questioning the ... Read more...

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Steps mooted to protect straying Ranthambore Park tigers


March 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) The union ministry of environment and forest plans to take steps to ensure the safety of the tigers that sneak out of the Ranthambore National Park ... Read more...

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