Mangala: Indian tiger gets a name

Mangala, an abandoned tiger cub, will be released into the forest when it turns two. As a rule, animals in wildlife sanctuaries are not given names. An Indian state has broken the rule for once. They christened a female tiger cub at the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR). The cub was…

New tiger reserve in India: nr. 51!

The forests of Meghamalai and Srivilliputhur are approved to be the 51st tiger reserve in India.

There was a discussion of years whether these two areas should be a tiger reserve or not. But the National Tiger Conservation Agency finally approved it, which means that at least 14 tigers will have more…

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Abandoned tiger cub trained for return to the wild

Finally India is coming to its senses, perhaps learning of Russia after all. Russia already proved multiple times that young tiger cubs can be trained for a successful release back into the wild. Now India will start the training of a young cub, found deserted in the Periyar Tiger Reserve.…