Reintroducing man-eating tigers to the wild

Photo by Sander Wehkamp

Historically, once a big cat has taken to man-eating they will not stop. As such this means once cats have started eating humans they have had to be hunted down and removed, to either spend the rest of its life in captivity, or to be killed. This is a reasonable reaction to the problem, however it is increasingly not possible without large effects. Continue reading “Reintroducing man-eating tigers to the wild”

India coordinating a hunt for a man eating tiger

Over the last two years a tiger in India has eaten 13 people. It is highly unlikely for a tiger to take to eating humans, but generally if one starts it needs to be removed from the wild. Due to the pressures on wildlife territories, and loss of surrounding lands, tigers are coming into contact with humans more often. This makes man eating far more likely. Continue reading “India coordinating a hunt for a man eating tiger”

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