Research

Research

Why study tigers in the Sundarbans? Why not put all our resources and efforts into protection? Surely we know enough about tigers by now to know how to help save them! Why are you trying to catch and collar tigers? Isn’t that a dangerous undertaking that endangers a tigers life? These are important questions that […]

Funding

Funding

The funding for the initial research program was provided by Save the Tiger Fund and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Funding for the Tiger Response Team for 2006-7 was provided by the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund. The USFWS have been a tremendous help to the project and recently awarded a grant to continue […]

Problem Tiger Response Team

Problem Tiger Response Team

According to official records, there are approximately 15-50 people killed by tigers every year. The actual number is realistically double that, since people who die later from their injuries, or people who were working in the forest without a permit go unrecorded. Tigers are then sometimes killed in retaliation by the local people. This unnecessary […]