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New reports show India's tiger population increased for the first time in decades.
Officials in India have announced plans to utilize a new tracking system to protect its endangered tiger population.
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.
Police broke up a major tiger poaching ring in northern India, arresting an alleged kingpin and 15 others, police and wildlife officials said Thursday.
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.
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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