From tigers to rhinos — the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) alerting the rhino range States of Assam, West-Bengal and UP, has written to the Chief Wildlife wardens for “institutionalis

India’s tiger fatalities are rising steadily. The country has lost 48 tigers in the last 22 weeks. The largest number of tigers have been killed in the premier Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand and in the Tadoba Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra.

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has confirmed that 19 of these deaths are clear-cut cases of poaching but wildlife experts claim poaching deaths could be much higher.

Three tigers have been found dead in the forests in the Terai region during the past three days, setting alarm bells ringing among wildlife enthusiasts.

The body of a tiger was recovered on Sunday from the Dudhwa National Park in Lakhimpur district and it is suspected that the big cat was probably poisoned to death by poachers. Two more tigers have been found dead in the forests of the neighbouring Pilibhit district. The first tiger was found dead on the May 24 in the Haripur range while the body of the second tiger was spotted barely 24 hours later, just 300 meters from the stream where the body of the first tiger was recovered.

New Delhi: The surge of poaching of rhinoceros in South Africa could lead to threats to the one-horned Indian rhino in Assam and West Bengal if the African country decides to go ahead and demand op

Madhya Pradesh has bagged the highest number of awards for tiger conservation.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's directive to develop eco tourism in the state and also for special development of Dudhwa National Park has spurred the Forest department into action.

One tiger, prowling in Rehman Khera on the outskirts of Lucknow since the past four months, is not only causing a major strain on the state exchequer but is also posing a major problem for the state government.

A sum of nearly `4 lakhs has been spent on the on-going campaign to nab the wild cat and forest officials have been camping in the area since early January — when the animal was first sighted — but all their efforts to catch him have proved futile.

For the first time, a wildlife area in the state will have solar power units.

Birth of a Greater One-horned Rhino calf seen as proof of continuing success of reintroduction plan
The birth of a Greater One-horned Rhinoceros calf about 10 days ago at the Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh is being seen as proof of the continuing success of a programme that began in 1984 to reintroduce the species in the habitat.

Starting with a population of seven under the plan, the 2

LUCKNOW: Surma and Golbojhi became first tribal villages in the country, which are situated in any national park, to get benefit of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006.

Located in the core zone of the Dudhwa National Park and tiger reserve, near the Indo-Nepal border in Palia block of Lakhimpur Khiri district, the two villages are home to thousands of Tharu tribals since ages.

On Friday, distri