NEPALGUNJ, March 25: The area around the Banke National Park (BNP) has been placed on high alert after a ‘killer’ Bengal tiger which was confined by the park authorities escaped from its enclosure on Tuesday morning.
NEW YORK, April 6: A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the first known case of a human infecting an animal and making it sick, the zoo’s chief veterinarian said on Sunday.
OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: The locals of Palapu in Champadevi Rural Municipality of Okhaldhunga district have been spending sleepless nights after a tiger killed 21 goats and injured a local in a span of just three days.
CHITWAN/BARDIYA, July 30: Nepal might be inching closer to setting a record by doubling its tiger population, but Chitwan National Park, once famed for tigers, is in a middle of crisis.
With shrinking habitat, declining prey and rise in human-wildlife conflict, the endangered tigers are dying in a record number.
KATHMANDU, July 30: With the recent tiger survey putting the number of wild tigers in Nepal at 235, the country is headed toward becoming the first country in the world to double the number of tigers by 2022.
RAJAPUR, May 14: With the rise in the population of spotted tiger, the inflow of tourists to Bardiya National Park, has witnessed an upward trend. Bardiya is being developed as a synonymous to the tiger of late.
BEIJING, Nov 13 : China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.
Sept 23: On the occasion of National Conservation Day today, Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its national tiger population since the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022 – was set at the St Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010.
SANKHUWASABHA, July 25: Locals of Silonchong Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha district have been facing threats from tigers since months. Tigers have been entering Yachamkha and Lakuwa villages of the rural municipality to prey on goats and pigs.
BARDIYA, July 1: The stakeholders participating in an interaction program on the conservation of tiger at Gulariya in Bardia today expressed their serious concern over the conservation of tigers in the country.
As a student of zoology, I often visit the zoo. In my earlier visits, I had never seen a tiger. But during my recent visit to the zoo, I was fortunate enough to see a real tiger staring at me from a mere distance of three meters. However, all my excitement and curiosity vanished in a matter of seconds seeing the tiger in a pathetic situation. It was just like a lifeless animal standing in front of me. That tiger didn’t have the grandeur that I had imagined a tiger would possess; it continued staring helplessly.
MAHENDRANAGAR, April 1: After two months of observation and study, officials have finally completed the tiger census in Suklaphanta National Park (SNP). The census was carried out with the help of the 'camera trapping' method. However, the total population of tigers will be publicized by mid-May.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Silver Heritage Group has reportedly paid over a billion rupees to local suppliers and vendors for some construction and other works of Tiger Palace Resort through its Hong Kong office.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when wildlife conservationists worldwide are expressing serious concerns over the declining habitats of tiger population, Nepal's Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been lauded for its exemplary efforts in conservation of the big cats.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Those foreign workers employed at Tiger Palace Resort in Rupandehi without getting work permit are preparing to flee the country as the government authority has shown reluctance to take action against them and their employer.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Feb 13: The count of tiger population has started in Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) of Kanchanpur district through 'camera trapping' method. According to Gopal Bahadur Ghimire, chief conservation officer and information officer of SNP, a two-day training was held before the officially launch of the tiger census in the national park. He informed that the census will be taken in Shuklaphanta-Laljhadi-Jogbudha corridor which is considered as the buffer zone.
NAWALPARASI, Jan 13: The counting of tigers in the community forests of Nawalparasi (east) has been initiated. The counting was forwarded in the community forests with the installation of camera trapping technology with the joint efforts of National Trust of Nature Conservation (NTNC), National Park, Hariyo Ban and other organizations.
CHITWAN, Nov 30: The census of rare Royal Bengal tiger will start today in both Nepal and India simultaneously. The same camera trapping method will be used in the census wherein cameras traps are laid along the tiger's path wherein to capture their images as they move, said the Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation.
CHITWAN, Oct 2: Nepal and India are going to conduct a joint head count of tigers in the national parks, forests and sanctuaries in Nepal and those in India adjoining Nepal using the same camera tapping method.