News tagged with tiger population

India tiger kills four people in 12 days

A wild tiger is believed to have killed four villagers in northern India in 12 days, prompting searches for the big cat and protests from villagers, an official said Thursday.

dateJan 09, 2014 in Ecology
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Civil war endangers Myanmar's ailing tigers

Efforts to stop Myanmar's tigers being hunted to extinction are under threat from a civil war raging in a region home to the world's biggest sanctuary for the endangered cats, experts warn.

dateJun 22, 2012 in Ecology
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Poaching puts pressure on Malayan tiger

A Malaysian government plan to double its population of endangered Malayan tigers to 1,000 through tighter protection is under threat due to persistent poaching, a conservation group warned Tuesday.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Indian village relocated to protect tigers

An entire village inside a north Indian nature reserve has been moved to make more room for local tigers in a bid to protect the country's dwindling big cat population, an official said Wednesday.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Ecology
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