Tigress found dead in Maharashtra, 3rd in 8 days

Even as the country celebrated International Day of Forests on Sunday, a was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a canal near Kelzar in Hingni forest range under Wardha division. The death of two tigers on consecutive days and three in eight days caused a flutter among wildlife lovers and…

Released Avni cub dies after 3 days in the wild

Afemale offspring of tigress Avni, who was shot dead in 2018 after being declared man-eater, has died during treatment of injuries following an internecine fight at a forest here in Maharashtra, officials said on Sunday.

The three-year-old offspring, named PTRF-84, was on March 5 released in the Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR)…

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Maharashtra government taking steps to reduce tiger mortality in State

Government of Maharashtra is taking various steps to curb tiger and leopard mortality in the State under the supervision of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), informed Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Assembly on Wednesday. Chandrakant Patil, Rajendra Patni, Madhuri Misal, Sunil Rane and Yogesh Sagar raised the matter of mortality…