Jaipur: Five months after a tiger from Ranthambore National Park strayed towards Dholpur, the animal was spotted at Farah village in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, where it reportedly attacked seven villagers on Monday.
As last reports came in, the tiger was said to be surrounded by angry villagers in the middle of a field.

Creation and subsequent expansion of Protected Area (PA) network has often deprived local people of their usufruct rights and displaced communities from their traditional lands. This 'isolationist' approach has resulted in severe conflicts between local people and PA authorities.

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THE government is likely to clip the wings of the operators of tourist resorts warning against late night activities such as booze party, music, dance, heavy lighting and movement of vehicles near the elephant corridors in the Nilgiris.

According to highly-placed sources, the State government has given a nod to the chief wildlife warden to stop the hindrances to the elephants

KOLKATA, 19 SEPT: Forest officials of the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve (STR) successfully tranquillized a full grown female Royal Bengal tiger from Kumirmari island of Gosaba in South 24-Parganas last night.

According to forest officials, the big cat, which is around 10 feet long, had strayed into a village last night.

Mumbai Days after a crocodile attacked a man at the Powai lake, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is leaving no stone unturned to ensure maximum security for devotees at the two immersion spots

World leaders will gather at the United Nations in New York next week to discuss progress on two goals said to be complementary: saving species and lifting people out of poverty.

THRISSUR: The recommendations of the Dr Mahesh Rangarajan Committee to declare elephant as national heritage animal will eventually mar the religious and cultural practices that are being followed in the state for the past many centuries, Kerala Elephant Owners Federation members have said.

The members told reporters here that most of the recommendations made by the committee were impractical

In response to Daniel Taghioff and Ajit Menon

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Union Government declaring the elephant as a National Heritage Animal, owning one isn

Some civil servants have relocated forest dwellers successfully.