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Chasing Tigers in the Sundarbans

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, extinction, humans )

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"There is now no poaching here. People living here are earning, and they are maintaining their families very smoothly. They have money. They are educated." The villagers - among India's poorest - receive compensation if a tiger takes a cow or goat

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Kit B. (276)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:30 am

This is an excellent summation for this interesting article, "So did you see the man-eating tigers?" asks a fellow tourist after discovering I've been in the Sundarbans. "No, I didn't," I confess, "but I know they're safe." - Probably not the expected answer.

Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:30 am
It's such a shame that most poaching is done because of being poor, this village has the right approach.

Great story!

Thanks hun xx

. (0)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 9:16 am
This is the first positive article I have read in a long time about tigers-thanks.

Christeen Anderson (659)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 10:42 am
Thanks for this great story.

Mandi T. (441)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:00 pm
TY :-)

Ruth C. (267)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:21 pm
Always the innocent pay the price.

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:53 pm
someone cares about the tigers too thats good

Birgit W. (155)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 12:58 pm
Thanks for the article.

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:35 pm
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!...Logical solutions are working and this is the proof!!!!...WE HAVE HOPE BECAUSE WE AS HUMANS CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN!!..AND THIS IS THE PROOF!!!

marie T. (164)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:54 pm
Thanks Cher

Elizabeth M. (68)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:57 pm
Noted and read this great article with some positive news about tigers.
Thank You Cher.

Connie O. (48)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 6:37 pm
This is wonderful. We need more like this.

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 7:19 pm
Nice article. Thanks Cher

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:06 pm
A spectacular approach, how it would be so wonderful if everywhere had this approach and tigers did not face poaching and other dangers.

Dianne D. (477)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 9:51 pm
Glad to hear some people are figuring out how to co-exist with wildlife. We need fewer people in this world and more animals.

Anette S. (22)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:51 am
noted - thank you Cher

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:36 pm
dobra wiadomość, dzięki
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