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Further, forest department should not avail the services of known private hunters or professionals who are in the business of killing animals.
Welcoming the decision, wildlife activists have called upon Karnataka State Board of Wildlife to reject the project once for all.
An earlier inquiry report of NTCA on poor status of protection in KTR points out issues such as delayed payments to watchers and deployment of less than five watchers in anti-poaching camps.
Going by the field survey as part of the all India tiger estimation which started earlier this year, signs are that tiger population may have increased further.
The 2014 wildcat census has put the number of tigers in the forests of Kerala at 136, a significant up from 71 recorded in 2010.
What seems likes a long pending railway project between Hubballi and Ankola is finally chugging.
However, the NTCA, through its National Tiger Database, matched the seized tiger skin and concluded that the big cat inhabited the Udanti-Sitanadi reserve.
If implemented, NTCA says will fragment the old migration path of elephants and break the habitat connectivity of tiger reserves.
This is for the first time that an inter-state translocation of tigers would be carried out for re-introduction purpose.
Even as India takes pride in its rising tiger population, nearly 40 per cent big cat deaths since 2012 have been attributed to poaching and seizure of body parts.
Chhattisgarh HC issues notice to National Tiger Conservation Authority over construction of 621 houses under PMAY-G in tiger reserve
A division bench comprising of chief justice T B Radhakrishnan and justice Sharad Kumar Gupta directed the NTCA to respond by 10 April this year.