Articles tagged under: Tigers

Pug marks of wild beast in central Gujarat forest not of tiger/tigress but that of leopard:Forest Department

March 15, 2019
Pug marks of wild beast in central Gujarat forest not of tiger/tigress but that of leopard:Forest Department

Lunavada: The forest department today said that the pug mark of the wild beast found in and around Signali forest in Mahisagar district where a tiger was found last month was not that of a tigress/tiger but of a leopard. DCF Mahisagar R M Parmar and RFO R B Patel today said that the night vision cameras installed in the area have also captured the pictures of a full grown leopard. 'The villagers in Kantar and other nearby areas had claimed that it was that of a tigress and her ...Read More

The sole tiger traced recently in Gujarat after almost decades found dead in central Gujarat forests

February 26, 2019
The sole tiger traced recently in Gujarat after almost decades found dead in central Gujarat forests

Lunavada: The around seven to eight year old tiger which was traced by the forest department recently in the forest of Mahisangar district in central Gujarat and was first ever confirmed presence of tiger in Gujarat after around 3 decades, has died seemingly due to non-adoption to the new environment. A senior official of the forest department said that the decomposed body of the beast has been found from a forest in Mahsisagar district. 'The beast was not killing animals to f...Read More

Forest department confirms presence of Tiger in Gujarat, the state famous as land of Gir lions

February 12, 2019
Forest department confirms presence of Tiger in Gujarat, the state famous as land of Gir lions

Lunavada (Gujarat): The forest department today confirmed the presence of tiger in a forest in Mahisagar district in central Gujarat. DCF of Mahisagar R M Parmar said that the team looking for such a beast after claim by a local teacher and photo taken by him in his mobile camera, has found its put mark in Santrampur forests this morning. His pictures and videos have also been caputured in the night vision cameras installed in that area. 'It is after 1992 that a tiger has been seen in Guja...Read More

Photo of Tiger and the place look real but no concrete evidence of its presence could be found so far: DCF Parmar

February 11, 2019
Photo of Tiger and the place look real but no concrete evidence of its presence could be found so far: DCF Parmar

Lunavada (Gujarat): The forest department today said that even though the picture taken by a teacher in a forest area in Mahisagar district of Central Gujarat looks like that of a real tiger, yet no concrete proof about presence of such wild beast could be found so far. DCF of Mahisagar R M Parmar today said that teacher in Goriya area Mukesh Mehra has claimed to have taken picture of a tiger from his car near Gadh forest around 20 to 25 km from here in the bordering area of neighbo...Read More

Locals claim, tiger spotted in Mahisagar district of Gujarat; clicked in camera

February 09, 2019
Locals claim, tiger spotted in Mahisagar district of Gujarat; clicked in camera

Bharuch: In a major news, a wild tiger has been spotted within the limits of Gujarat. A teacher from Gugaliya village in Mahisagar district of Central Gujarat today while returning to Lunawada in his vehicle, spotted a tiger crossing a road and clicked it in his mobile camera. Local officials of forest department confirmed that the photograph was locally clicked and it had presence of wild tiger. However forest officials added that they can confirm tiger's presence only after sitting and v...Read More

Government Should Start Conservation for Tigers in Gujarat: Parimal Nathwani

July 31, 2018
Government Should Start Conservation for  Tigers in Gujarat: Parimal Nathwani

New Delhi: Gujarat could be the only State in the Country to boast of having National Animal Royal Bengal Tiger and Asiatic Lions. In a recent evidence of presence of Tiger in State of Gujarat, a villager in Nijhar village of Tapi district near boarder of Gujarat and Maharashtra was attacked by a tiger on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Shri Parimal Nathwani, Member of Rajya Sabha and Group President of Corporate Affairs at Reliance Industries Ltd, who also happens to be an enthusiastic wildlife...Read More

Gujarat to have Tiger and Leopard safaris: Ganpat Vasava

April 17, 2018
Gujarat to have Tiger and Leopard safaris: Ganpat Vasava

Gandhinagar: Environment and Forest minister Ganpat Vasava today said Gujarat will have three new safari parks. He said Mandvi in Surat district will have a 50 hectare safari while the Dangs will have 32 hectare leopard safari park. Vasava said, Tilakwada taluka in Narmada district of Central Gujarat will have a tiger safari park for which 8 tigers will be brought from other States. It should be mentioned here that construction of world's tallest status is underway in Narmada district a...Read More

Central Govt satisfied with progress of Project Tiger; Rs.966 crore released in last four years

March 13, 2018
Central Govt satisfied with progress of Project Tiger; Rs.966 crore released in last four years

New Delhi: Government of India is satisfied with the progress of the Project Tiger and has released Rs 966 crore total to the States in the last four years as funding assistance. India has 70% of the global tiger population which increased from 1411 in 2006 to 2226 in 2014. The increase is because of technical financial inputs being provided under the project ‘Save Tiger’. Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma provided the information in Rajya Sab...Read More

Census cum search to be conducted in Dangs in Gujarat to ensure whether tigers present or not

January 06, 2018
Census cum search to be conducted in Dangs in Gujarat to ensure whether tigers present or not

Gandhinagar: To ensure whether or not there were tigers in the forests of Dangs in Southern Gujarat bordering Maharashtra, a team of wildlife personnel from Gujarat would go reportedly to Assam to get training regarding counting of such big cats and then undertake a search cum counting operation in the forests bordering Maharashtra. A wildlife official said that the central authority has given nod to this and after the training, the counting cum search would be conducted. Highly scientifi...Read More

Gujarat : A home also to tigers? Evidences of tigers roaring in Dang forest

January 06, 2017
Gujarat : A home also to tigers?  Evidences of tigers roaring in Dang forest

Ahmedabad: It’s a moment of great pride and pleasure that the majestic Royal Bengal tiger still roars in Gujarat. The wildlife experts have collected evidences to prove that the National Animal might still be lurking in Dang forest area of Gujarat. Though, in census of 2001 the Government of Gujarat officially declared that tigers are extinct from the State, the policemen and locals on Maharashtra-Gujarat border have witnessed presence of Tigers in the State. Shri Parimal Nathwani, Group Pr...Read More

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