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Bandhavgarh: Where the apex predators roam free

“Tiger cubs become independent when they are about eighteen months, but it is not until they are around two to two-and-a-half years, that they fully separate from their mother, and gradually start to move out in search of their own territory,” informed Rajesh Kr Dwivedi, our safari guide, as we rode into the dense forest of the Tala zone in Bandhavgarh National Park, for an adventurous gypsy ride. 1,126 more words

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The Bengal tiger is a very beautiful animal that has a decreasing population. These tigers are known for having black and orange stripes. 254 more words

Smuggled tiger cub finds new friend in fellow cub who was abandoned by his mother

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Bengal tiger cub that a California man bought on the streets of Tijuana and was seized when he tried to bring it home has a new playmate at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. 159 more words

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Police shoot tiger in Atlanta after it gets loose on way to Tennessee

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia police shot and killed a Bengal tiger on Wednesday after it escaped from a truck and wandered along a major interstate near Atlanta, frightening residents of a nearby subdivision. 467 more words

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Beautiful Photos of Bhutan's Wildlife Corridors — including Tigers Walking on the Roof the World

The Guardian just published some beautiful photos of Bhutan’s culture of tiger conservation and its wildlife corridors — narrow strips of protected habitat that help sustain the free movement, genetic diversity and long-term conservation of many species, including the Bengal Tiger (actually a tiger  688 more words

Sunday in the Sundarbans

This past week, Lalita came to West Bengal. (You might remember Lalita from my post on Mumbai—we’re good friends back from Oxford). Due to the protests up in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, we had to scrap our original plans of going up into the hills and focused on areas around Kolkata instead: we spent a couple days in Santiniketan, did some… 543 more words

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India: Tiger Roar

“SHOULD we get rid of the tiger? No, that would not be right. He has the right to live just as we do.” The quiet words seem unremarkable, except that they are coming from the mouth of a 17-year-old whose mother was killed by a tiger. 2,477 more words

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