While most business conglomerates are busy assessing how their companies performed in the first quarter.. The book of Indian Forestry lays lame reporting 28 poachings for Tiger across the states in India.
Here is a table indicating a comparison between number of poaching reported in first quarter last year.
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There is a surge in killing.
In fact, poaching is at an all-time high in India. It has been reported that India recorded the highest number of poaching cases in 15 years in the first quarter of 2016, as reported by Mint
Mind you, the figure does not include deaths by natural cause. It is exclusively a figure of those unfortunate tigers that were forcibly killed for their skin, claws and bones.
Meanwhile, 40% of India’s tigers are outside protected areas, as reported by the Hindustan times.
These figures are reported by WPSI
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