Rendez-vous with Tigers-Part IV – Kanchanaburi Tiger Temple

Posted on March 10, 2012

Tigers, Tigers and more Tigers…

We assembled at the agreed place and were divided into five groups of about ten people each. Then members of each group formed a single row and were told, that each group would be walking along with a Tiger to the Canyon area where the Tigers would rest now that they’d been fed.

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About Tigers

Posted on March 4, 2012

  • Scientific Name – Panthera Tigris
  • Conservation Status – Endangered
  • Appearance – The easiest way to identify Tigers is a pattern of large vertical black stripes on a reddish orange coat and a light underbelly.
  • Diet – Carnivore

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India – State Animals

Posted on February 25, 2012

Did you know that there is a State Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree for each State of India? These are considered as State Symbols and indicate the biodiversity of a State. Here is a list of all the State Animals with their common names, local names and their Conservation Status.

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Good News for all Wildlife enthusiasts in Mumbai!

Posted on February 21, 2012

The Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Borivali is inviting volunteers to participate in the wildlife census. The census will be conducted in the Borivali Park and the nearby Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary from February 23rd to March 1st 2012.

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Re-introduction of Cheetahs in India-An update Feb 2012

Posted on February 5, 2012

It seems that the funds required to set Project Cheetah in motion, about INR 5 crores from a total of INR 400 crores will not be allocated until the beginning of the financial year 2012.

This is really a bad start to the Project as it delays everything right from obtaining the import license, sending the officers to Africa for studying the Cheetah’s habitat to transporting the first instalment of animals to India.

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