THE Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) on Saturday nabbed three poachers with iron traps in Panna Tiger Reserve. All three belonged to the Pardhi community. "These people had come from Maharashtra and would have tried to trap a tiger or a deer," said a WCCB official. There are currently two tigresses in Panna, both have been relocated there from neighbouring reserves.

It has been revealed that the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has not been approached by the state government to probe a sensational tiger poaching case in Goa reported some months ago in Keri-Sattari forest.

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), which was set up to check organised poaching, has not been approached to probe a sensational tiger poaching case in Goa, though the state's forest department has made no headway in seven months.

New Delhi: Illegal trade in protected birds continues unabated with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau officials seizing 70 live birds including parrots and munias meant for sale. Alexandrian parrots and black headed munias were seized from a locked room of a rented house in Daryaganj area in central Delhi, WCCB official Ramesh Pandey said on Wednesday.

Nagpur: Concerned over the deteriorating situation in the Chandrapur forests, where a number of tigers are reported to have disappeared, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has written to Mahararashtra Chief Secretary Johny Joseph citing a letter by B Majumdar, former Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), Wildlife seeking his intervention in the

BHUBANESWAR: The suspected killing of a Royal Bengal Tiger and the recent Maoist onslaught at Similipal has prompted the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) to take note of the situation.

A top WCCB official today met Chief Wildlife Warden BK Patnaik and proposed capacity building measures for both police and forest officials deployed in and around the 2,750 sq km national park.

Hyderabad, April 14: The state government is sitting on the proposal to set up a wildlife crime bureau that would probe poaching cases.

New Delhi: The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and the Tamil Nadu Forest Department, working with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), on Sunday seized skins of a tiger and a leopard in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. While one tiger was found dead in Pilibhit and another in Ranthambhore on April 4, a two-year-old tiger cub was found dead in Chandrapur near Tadoba tiger reserve, Maharashtra, on Monday.

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New Delhi: Ten tigers in Kaziranga, Assam, and seven in Kanha, Madhya Pradesh, have died since November 2008. An alarmed Ministry of Environment and Forests has deployed teams from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) to investigate into these deaths. While one team reached Kaziranga on Wednesday, another one is on its way to Kanha.