Tag Archives: poacher

04Dec/12

School Children to Get Wildlife Protection Training

Why is the forest important? What can children do to save wild cats like tigers and leopards? How can man-animal conflict be resolved peacefully? These are few of the questions that will be answered by forest department officials as they speak to school children living near the Suhelwa and Katarniaghat sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh. Both sanctuaries are inhabited by tigers, leopards and other wonderfully creatures of the wild that need constant monitoring and protection.











05Aug/12

Only Rhino in Man-made Forest Killed by Poachers

For the last 30 years, Jadav Payeng has been the lone warrior who created a forest in a barren land in Assam. Jadav’s relentless crusade was rewarded when wildlife including a rhinoceros made the forest its home. But the happiness was short lived. Last Wednesday poachers killed the adult rhino for its horn leaving Jadav in despair and the forest department failing to save a rhino yet again.











19May/12

Poachers Strike Again: Chopped Tiger found in Maharashtra Tiger Reserve

In a shocking incident, the mutilated body of a tiger has been found outside the Tadoba Tiger Reserve near Nagpur in Maharashtra. Poachers took away the head, paws and vital organs of the tiger, leaving behind a chopped off tail and other body parts stuffed in gunny bags dumped on a highway.











15May/12

Snare Scare for Tigers of India

Old habits die hard. This was found to be true after forest department officials in Karnataka found at least 80 snares in the protected forest covers of Bandipur and Nagarhole national parks in the last 3 months. It seems that poachers of the area have shunned firearms and started re-using the traditional snares and traps to injure and kill tigers.











07May/12

Boxer turns Poacher to make Fast Bucks

22 year old junior level boxer, Meetu Singh had a promising future. He was well built, had both the strength and agility needed by a professional boxer and had represented Himachal Pradesh at the national level. But boxing could not satisfy his greed and that is why the sportsman turned his attention to a different kind of sport killing leopards and selling the animal parts for lakhs. The boxer’s fast road to affluence ended Friday though when police caught him red handed with his latest loot.