Nearly half of the total tiger deaths in 2018 – 49 to be precise – were outside tiger reserves
Tiger conservation: After Panna reserve success, 6 big cats to be relocated in Bengal's Buxa from Assam
Tapping into the scientific and management skills gained from the successful tiger relocation exercise at Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, wildlife experts and forest officials have proposed the introduction of big cats in West Bengal's Buxa Tiger Reserve from Assam.
As the world celebrates International Tiger day on Friday, we look at how well India has been faring in managing its tiger population.
Dr K Ullas Karanth, Director for Science-Asia for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), talks to Firstpost on WWF-GTF latest report and tiger population in the country.