A two-year nationwide campaign was launched yesterday to raise awareness about the importance of conserving tigers and their habitat, the Sundarbans, with the theme “Tiger is our pride- We shall Protect Tiger”.
The most striking example of how poorly the zoo is now being managed is seeing a sheep giving company to a lonely rhino. You can also see a deer as a companion to a lonely Bhutanese cow. In short the zoo looks like a place where all animals are kept to die quickly.
Poaching of tigers and its preys in the Sundarbans, commercial boat traffic through different channels and development activities within and near the world's largest mangrove forest is threatening the Bengal tiger population.