Royal Bengal Tiger

Odisha lost 6 Royal Bengal Tigers, 49 leopards in 10 years

At least six RBTs have died in the state in the last 10 years, between 2012-13 and 2021-22, of which 3 were due to poaching, the minister said. 

published on : 28th March 2023

Amid RBT scare, leopard fear stalks villagers

The big cat is frequently straying into villages near Sunabeda sanctuary since last one week

published on : 24th March 2023

Tiger kills woman in Sunabeda sanctuary

Though forest officials were informed, they advised locals to wait till the morning and visited the village this morning.

published on : 21st March 2023

Tiger kills 65-year-old woman in Odisha wildlife sanctuary, half-eaten body found

Deputy Range Officer Shiba Prasad Khamari said the pug marks and the injuries on the body of the deceased suggest that it was a Royal Bengal Tiger.

published on : 20th March 2023

Fisherman killed in Sunderbans mangrove overpopulated by tigers

According to forest department sources human-wild conflict increased in the delta region. 

published on : 26th January 2023

Royal Bengal Tiger skin seized Boudh district in Odisha, third in less than a month

Sources said acting on intel regarding smuggling of a big cat skin, the STF with the help of Boudh Forest Division staff formed a team to carry out raid near Saluki bridge.

published on : 5th January 2023

Another accused in Royal Bengal Tiger hide racket held in Odisha

He was identified as Purna Chandra Majhi alias Chagulu of Sasangabeda village within Udala police limits.  

published on : 1st January 2023

Death of a Royal Bengal tiger triggers war of words between Mamata Banerjee and Maneka Gandhi

The controversy erupted after Maneka rapped the state for allowing a hunting festival which, she alleged, benefited poachers and smugglers.

published on : 22nd April 2018