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Delhi hotspot for tiger trade

 

 

Daily News & Analysis, New Delhi, 11st March, 2013
 
 

Delhi, the Sunderbans and the Western Ghats are among the hotspots of illegal trade of tigers, their parts and products, says a new global report.

The Joint report by the global wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic and WWF Tigers Alive initiative, titled "Reduced to Skin and Bones Revisited`, has claimed that tigers were being poached in most of the 13 tiger range countries including China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Based on the information from India, Five hotspot locations have been identified, says the report.