Tiger electrocution action plan

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Tiger electrocution action plan

The number of tiger deaths from electrocution have lead the NTCA to call for a tiger electrocution action plan. Electric fences and traps to stop crop raiding are a threat to wildlife in both India and Sumatra like this example shown here from Bandhavgarh in 2012.

In addition, there is a demand  for utility companies in India to monitor transmission cables in and around national parks more closely to ensure that they pose no threat to people and wildlife.

Read more in the Times of India