Roar for Tigers

पीलीभीत टाइगर रिजर्व में आठ शिकारी, पहचान उजागर

पीलीभीत टाइगर रिजर्व में आठ शिकारी, पहचान उजागर

Oct 21, 2015

पीलीभीत : टाइगर रिजर्व में रात का अंधेरा होते ही वन माफिया, शिकारी, लकड़ी तस्कर मुस्तैद हो जाते हैं। टाइगर रिजर्व के सुरक्षा अधिकारियों को कानों-कान भनक नहीं लगती है।...

Plans on to extend Pilibhit Tiger Reserve to Uttrakhand

Plans on to extend Pilibhit Tiger Reserve to Uttrakhand

Oct 21, 2015

PILIBHIT: Forests of the Surai range and Khatima range in the district are all set to be included as part of the buffer zone of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve. An additional 2,300 hectare of forest land fromUttarakhand will also be included in PTR, so wild animals have greater safety and suffer less disturbance from humans, DP Singh, sub-divisional forest officer of PTR, said. On Saturday evening, Singh met forest officials from Khatima, WWF and wildlife experts and disclosed...

How ‘development’ eats into paths of elephants

How ‘development’ eats into paths of elephants

Oct 14, 2015

DEHRADUN: A single elephant needs 80 sq km to roam in; a herd would need 400 sq km. If the habitat of these large creatures is fragmented, then even bigger space would be needed. In all, the country is estimated to have about 25,000 elephants in the wild. Only 27% of these use protected territories, while the other move about in areas riven with corridor problems. Across the country, 180 elephant corridors have been identified under Project Elephant. Uttarakhand is home to...

Vulture, rare francolin spotted in Pilibhit tiger reserve forests

Vulture, rare francolin spotted in Pilibhit tiger reserve forests

Oct 14, 2015

Pilibhit: Wildlife experts were filled with joy after spotting endangered vultures in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve in the past fortnight. Another vulnerable bird species, the largely terrestrial but not flightless swamp francolin, which is quite rare these days, has also been sighted in the reserve’s grasslands. The francolin population has been hit by the rapid shrinkage of the tall and wet natural grasslands and conversion of its habitat to other uses....

पीलीभीत में आयोजित वन्यजीव सप्ताह का धूमधाम से समापन, कई योजनाएं रहीं सफल

पीलीभीत में आयोजित वन्यजीव सप्ताह का धूमधाम से समापन, कई योजनाएं रहीं सफल

Oct 8, 2015

पीलीभीत। पीलीभीत टाइगर रिजर्व के जंगल को सुरक्षित एवं सुंदर बनाने का जिम्मा सिर्फ वनविभाग का नहीं, हमारा भी है। जनता वन्यजीव संरक्षण एवं वृक्षारोपण के प्रति...