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Jim Corbett national park conflict tigers with eles and leopards

215 tigers 1300 eles 100 leopards 520.8km

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#1 COSMIC RHINO

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Posted 18 January 2016 - 07:57 AM

it has been reported in the times of India that tigers want to dominate the area

 

please see  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com   17 Jan  experts,officials voice concern over tiger-jumbo striff in corbett

 

 

tigers want to dominate  the area , recently a group of tigers surrounded a 10 yr old elephant for hours killed it, then eat it

 

they are trying to dominate leopards as well , so they respond by  moving towards villages to get away from the tigers

 

these are the problems you can get in small reserves


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Posted 18 January 2016 - 08:19 AM

Here´s the link to the article:

 

http://timesofindia....ow/50616866.cms

 

Interesting that a "group of Tigers" would attack an Elephant, I can only assume this was a mother with her (older) offspring? Attacking an Elephant calf can´t be all that unusual, Tigers kill full-grown Gaurs at times. 215 Tigers seems a very high number for the NP , I think that would be the highest density for all Indian parks.  Maybe it´s not for the NP alone but the Corbett Tiger Reserve (1288 km², the park itself is 521 km²)., The latest census gave the numbers for the whole state of Uttarakhand with 340 (almost twice as much as in 2006), see here:

 

http://globaltigerfo...India, 2014.pdf


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Posted 26 January 2016 - 03:20 PM

check this out

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=TOKOtf9XWyg



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Posted 26 January 2016 - 04:57 PM

I thought that took place in Kaziranga and not Jim Corbett?


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:17 AM

Yes Kaziranga, in 2004



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:12 AM

Wow. That clearly was one pissed off tiger. This is not a group trying to intimidate. This tiger seems irritated. Possibly some previous incident?


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