Wednesday, 11 April 2018

NEWSLINK: Six tigers from Madhya Pradesh to find new home in Odisha in April

Male Tiger Ranthambhore.jpgSix tigers from Madhya Pradesh will be relocated to Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha next month. They have all been identified as ‘dispersing tigers’ — those that frequently leave the limits of the sanctuary to seek new territory. In Satkosia, we have good tiger habitat and prey base but insufficient tigers. With just one pair of tigers left, Satkosia is on the brink of losing its coveted tag, said an official of National Tiger Conservation Authority NTCA ).Two young tigers each from Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Panna tiger reserves in MP will get a new home. Panna MLA Kusum Mehdele, who is a minister, had raised the issue of this tigress and the need to solve “tiger dispersal problem” at a cabinet meeting in January this year.

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