Tigers Current Affairs, GK & News

International Tiger Day 2021

On 29th July, 2021, International Tiger Day which is also known as World Tiger Day is observed annually. Key Points This day is observed to create and spread awareness about the dangers faced by the tiger population of the world. It is very important to focus on the conservation of tigers as they play an ..

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Country’s first ‘walk-through’ aviary at Mumbai

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, 26th January 2020 inaugurated the Indias first ‘walk- through’ aviary and also the biggest and tallest as part of the 71st Republic Day celebrations at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo located in the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai. The aviary is a home for ..

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GoI maps Tiger Corridors in the country

On December 2, 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change provided the details of tiger corridor mapping in Rajya Sabha. The corridors were mapped by the National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India. The institutes have mapped 32 corridors in all. Tiger Corridors The Corridors grouped under 4 major categories were ..

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Tigers in India face lurking threat from Canine Distemper Virus

According to recent study published in Threatened Taxa, tigers face glooming threat from Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) transmitted from CDV-infected dogs living in and around wildlife sanctuaries. It has found that 86% of tested dogs around Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan carried CDV antibodies in their bloodstream. This finding points out that there is increased ..

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Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, which is one of India’s 50 Project Tiger Tiger reserves, is located in Pilibhit district, Lakhimpur Kheri District and Bahraich District of Uttar Pradesh state in India. It is located on the India-Nepal border in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Pilibhit district is one of the few well-forested districts in Uttar ..

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