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Tiger attack in Bhandara?

By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Ghoramara Island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal(REUTERS FILE)
Ghoramara Island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal(REUTERS FILE)

Experts blame human pressure for rising tiger kills in Sundarbans

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Two women were killed by tigers in Sundarbans in two days adding to the number of people being mauled to death by the big cats.
Elephants have died due to varied reasons ranging from tiger attacks, falling from hills to electrocution(HT Photo)
Elephants have died due to varied reasons ranging from tiger attacks, falling from hills to electrocution(HT Photo)

Mysterious death of tusker in Corbett tiger reserve raises questions

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2018 09:10 AM IST
This has raised a question as to why the patrolling staff couldn’t spot the carcass of such a big animal in the national park. Also, it is not yet clear how the elephant died and what was its exact age.
Villagers living near PTR can call for help if they are in danger.(HT P)
Villagers living near PTR can call for help if they are in danger.(HT P)

Quick reaction teams in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve to prevent man-animal conflict

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Aided with state of the art equipment and mounted on SUVs, the QRTs will be deployed at places across the forest from where most of the man-animal conflicts are reported
Over 20 people have lost their lives in tiger attacks near the PTR since last year(File Photo)
Over 20 people have lost their lives in tiger attacks near the PTR since last year(File Photo)

With tigers on the prowl, Lucknow farmers seek security to harvest their crop

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 08:03 AM IST
As many as 256 villages are located on the boundary of the tiger reserve. A majority of the villagers are farmers who have their fields beside the forest reserve. The proximity to the reserve, which houses around 50 tigers, makes these farms vulnerable to man-animal conflicts
21-year-old Rupali Meshram fought off ‘tiger’ with a stick in Maharashtra (Facebook/Rupali Meshram)
21-year-old Rupali Meshram fought off ‘tiger’ with a stick in Maharashtra (Facebook/Rupali Meshram)
In the last week of February, cattle began to go missing on the edges of the Lalgarh forest. ‘We thought it was hyenas,’ says farmer Bangeshwar Mahato. On March 2, camera trap footage confirmed it was an adult Royal Bengal tiger - the first tiger sighting ever recorded in the region.
In the last week of February, cattle began to go missing on the edges of the Lalgarh forest. ‘We thought it was hyenas,’ says farmer Bangeshwar Mahato. On March 2, camera trap footage confirmed it was an adult Royal Bengal tiger - the first tiger sighting ever recorded in the region.

A tiger is stalking villages of Jhargram, and it’s all anyone can talk about

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 01:56 PM IST
A month after it was first caught on camera, the big cat is still all anyone can talk about in Jhargram, West Bengal. There’s impatience and fear, conspiracy theories (‘there is no tiger’) and heated debates at chai shops over the best way to catch it.
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