We’ll be regularly updating you with latest and most interesting global tiger news. The last fortnight has seen a mixture of downright bizarre (Golden Eagle Savages Russian Deer) to a very positive report from MYCAT showing how they’ve used the funds we have raised to continue their essential conservation projects.
- Exciting but unexplained cubs born in the Panna Tiger reserve of Madhya Pradesh, which was once declared as tiger extinct. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Ghost-tiger-sired-four-cubs-in-Panna/articleshow/23283203.cms?intenttarget=no
- Poacher Chika introduced Sarju to tiger skin suppliers. Update on tiger poached Sarju. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Poacher-Chika-introduced-Sarju-to-tiger-skin-suppliers/articleshow/23679462.cms
- Vidarbha tiger walks 100 km, braves NH in search of mate. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/vidarbha-tiger-walks-100-km-braves-nh-in-search-of-mate/1178994/
- Tiger growl recordings deter crop-raiding Indian elephants. Recordings of growling tigers scare elephants and could halt their crop-destroying incursions in Indian villages, a new study shows. Report by SciDev.net. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/01/tiger-growl-recordings-deter-crop-raiding-indian-elephants
- Interim Project report shows successes of the MYCAT Walks. http://www.21stcenturytiger.org/assets/21tiger/Project_PDFs/Malaysia/MYCAT_Catwalks_interimreport13.pdf
- Rare Pictures: Golden Eagle Savages Russian Deer “I’ve been assessing deer causes of death in Russia for 18 years—this is the first time I’ve seen anything like this,” Kerley said in a Wildlife Conservation Society statement on the camera-trap images. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/508517/20130924/russia-golden-eagle-vs-deer-hunting-photo.htm