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2014-11-21 03:00:25

Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm’s way for the benefit of both tigers and people.

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2014-09-15 03:00:14

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu – it is man's best friend.

Conservation Experts Score Victories In Tiger Recovery Efforts
2012-12-28 13:38:49

Tigers have long been emblematic of the fight to save endangered species, with an estimated 3,200 animals left in the wild.

Spotted! Software Identifies Leopard Previously Seen On Camera Trap
2012-07-21 05:06:21

Scientists identified a familiar leopard in a recent photo showing the big cat dragging the grisly remains of its prey across the ground in an Indian nature preserve.

2010-03-10 12:09:50

A study of extinction patterns of 25 large mammal species in India finds that improving existing protected areas, creating new areas, and interconnecting them will be necessary for many species to survive this century.

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2009-06-18 14:31:07

New study shows that fecal DNA sampling provides extremely accurate estimates of tiger populations.

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2009-03-11 13:45:05

A team of scientists has unveiled a new piece of software that is able to identify individual tigers by the unique stripe patterns on their coats, which the developers say will make it easier to estimate tiger populations and aid conservation efforts.

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2008-10-21 12:55:00

There is an increase in the amount of tiger attacks on people in India's Sundarban islands as the loss of their native habitats and decreasing prey caused by the problematic climate change forces them to stalk villages for food, experts announced Monday.

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2008-09-10 10:43:20

Using remote camera traps to lift the veil on Myanmar's dense northern wild lands, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have painstakingly gathered a bank of valuable data on the country's populations of tigers and other smaller, lesser known carnivores (see photo attachments).


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