Wildlife Trust of India

Conserve nature, especially endangered species and threatened habitats, in partnership with communities and governments.

Tiger cub strangled to death in a wire snare

Tiger cub strangled to death in a wire snare
Partially decomposed body of a tiger cub was found in a tiger reserve in south India. A wire snare intended for deer had slipped around its neck and pulled tight as the cub panicked, slowly killing it (view small | med | large | orig)

Tiger's foot caught in the trap. Pic:Bandu Dhotre

Tiger's foot caught in the trap. Pic:Bandu Dhotre
This tiger was found dead in an iron jaw trap laid by poachers at the edge of a waterhole. Another tiger was also found caught in a similar trap nearby and soon succumbed to its injuries as well (view small | med | large | orig)

L-R Rani, Nunai & Philip in their playpond

L-R Rani, Nunai & Philip in their playpond
Photo from Progress Report 'Update on Philip Dev August 2012' (view small | med | large | orig)

Philip tugging at keeper's arm for the bottle.

Philip tugging at keeper's arm for the bottle.
Photo from Progress Report 'Update on Philip Dev August 2012' (view small | med | large | orig)

Philip Dev (front) with Rani and Nunai in CWRC.

Philip Dev (front) with Rani and Nunai in CWRC.
Photo from Progress Report 'Update on Philip Dev August 2012' (view small | med | large | orig)
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