Tigress kills dog in front of tourists in Ranthambhore tiger reserve, India

This dog is about to be killed by a tiger called Sultana in a tiger reserve in India in front of tourists.

This unfortunate dog was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was a stray dog who was probably hanging around the tourists to try and get some scraps of food from them. As he walks along the line of Land Rovers a tigress whose name is ‘Sultana’ raced in between the vehicles …

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Do tigers fight each other?

Tiger brothers fight hard in Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan

Yes, sometimes tigers do fight each other at times of flux and tension. The most sought-after resource for male tigers in the wild are females rather than food. Males compete for access to females. Females compete for access to food to feed their offspring. The still image on this page by photographer Harsha Narasimhamurthy …

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Man Versus Man-eaters

There are some smart and innovative ways for Indians to protect themselves from being eaten by tigers in the Sundarbans, which is a sprawling 10,000 square kilometre delta and mangrove swamp at the mouth of the rivers Ganges and Brahmaptura where they flow into the Bay of Bengal. Incidentally the rise in sea level …

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Crash in Genetic Diversity Killing Bengal Tiger

The Bengal tiger is more vulnerable to extinction than previously thought due to a catastrophic decline in genetic diversity since the days of the British Raj when the tiger was hunted for pleasure. Since then it has dawned on people that the Bengal tiger reserves set up by India’s Project Tiger are too small …

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Indian Bengal Tiger Reserves

Bengal tiger reserves are mapped on this page and critically, but I hope fairly, discussed. There are quite a good number of reserves in India and all the tigers are in them (or are they? – as at 2002 60+% were outside reserves apparently – src: Sunquists Wild Cats Of The World). A complete …

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Corbett Tiger Reserve Becoming a Zoo

by Michael Overbearing tourism at Corbett Tiger Reserve – Photo by PRERNA SINGH BINDR (see link below) Uncontrolled tourism and attendant construction of accommodation and tourist activity centres (unrelated to seeing tigers) will gradually turn the most successful Bengal tiger reserve into a glorified zoo. The Corbett Tiger Reserve’s success is destroying it. This …

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What Are The Best Bengal Tiger Reserves?

by Michael Photo by jatin81 (Flickr) I recommend the best tiger reserves. I have made a selection based on sensible criteria. The first requirement is to go to a reserve where you have the greatest possibility of seeing a tiger and which is well managed. The third requirement should be travelling convenience. How difficult …

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