Tag Archives: Wildlife

  • India lost 41 tigers from poaching this year

    Six months after India boasted that its tiger population was growing fast, conservationists on Wednesday said 41 big cats had already died this year and worried that the country was not doing enough to save them. ...

  • World’s oldest big cat fossils discovered in Tibet

    Scientists have found the oldest big cat fossil yet, dated between 4.1 and 5.95 million years old, suggesting the big cats such as Tigers and Leopards might have evolved in Central Asia and spread out. ...

  • Polar bear hunting and migration ‘hit by warming climate’

    One of the most southerly populations of polar bears now has only limited time to hunt on sea ice due to a warming climate, research suggests. ...

  • Chiru: an antelope under threat due to craze for shahtoosh

    There were about ten hundred thousand chirus residing on the Tibet plateau some 50 years ago, according to reports. Now, this number has been reduced to a mere 75,000. ...