Wednesday 17 February 2016

NEWSLINK: Poaching still a major threat to tigers

Arrests of poachers and seizures of tiger parts in the past one year have again put a spotlight on poaching in Nepal.

Twelve incidents involving arrests of around two dozen people along with tiger parts at different times from different parts of the country, particularly from the western part where dense forests serve as important tiger habitats, were reported in the past one year, according to the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC).


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