Roar for Tigers

Tiger found dead in Pilibhit forest area

Tiger found dead in Pilibhit forest area

Nov 30, 2013

An adult Tiger was found dead inside forest area in Barahi range of Pilibhit on Wednesday morning. Post mortem report did not show any sign of injury. The forest department officials, however, did not rule out poisoning as cause of death. “It’s only after the IVRI report comes that we will be able to know the cause of death,” said district forest officer Pilibhit, A K Singh. “We did not find any other carcass in the 500 metre area which could ascertain...

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve gets Central nod

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve gets Central nod

Nov 29, 2013

Pilibhit tiger reserve has finally bagged an in-principle approval from Project Tiger authorities. The outline for the reserve, as identified by the critical tiger habitat committee, was sent to the Central government in January this year. “We received an in-principle approval about a fortnight ago and soon we will submit a detailed project on that to the Centre,” said sources in the UP forest department. Giving shape to a tiger reserve will require identification...