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2011-03-27 08:15:00

New reports show India's tiger population increased for the first time in decades.

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2010-04-15 06:00:00

Officials in India have announced plans to utilize a new tracking system to protect its endangered tiger population.

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2008-03-05 00:00:00

In an effort to save endangered tigers, India announced on Friday that it intends to spend $13 million to "raise, arm and deploy" a Tiger Protection Force. Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, Wildlife photographer Sirajul Hossein is blaming the sedative used on by the Sundarbans Tiger Project as the reason for two recent tiger deaths.

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2007-12-06 16:35:31

Police broke up a major tiger poaching ring in northern India, arresting an alleged kingpin and 15 others, police and wildlife officials said Thursday.

2006-01-14 07:37:48

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Police in north India have arrested five people and seized 14 leopard skins and one skin of a civet cat from them in what could turn out to be a big poaching racket, a senior police official said on Saturday.

2005-11-22 09:05:25

By Heath Kelly JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - Indian police have busted a tiger poaching ring responsible for killing at least 10 animals in one of its premier wildlife parks, an officer said on Tuesday.


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