26 May '12, 3pm

Rangers now allowed to shoot tiger poachers on sight in Indian state: In the wake of a surge in tiger poaching,

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: Rhett Butler, MONGABAY.COM , More from this Affiliate Published May 25, 2012 08:32 AM Rangers now allowed to shoot tiger poachers on sight in Indian state RELATED ARTICLES India Offers Reward To Track Down Tiger Poachers September 6, 2005 12:00 AM Military called in to stop Cameroon elephant slaughter - but may be too late March 5, 2012 09:51 AM Tigers rediscovered in Indian rainforest September 11, 2007 07:46 AM India Says It Busts Major Tiger Poaching Ring November 23, 2005 12:00 AM /environmental_policy/article/44450 In the wake of a surge in tiger poaching, the state government of Maharashtra, India will no longer consider the shooting of wildlife poachers by forest rangers a crime, reports the Associated Press. ADVERTISEMENT Rangers will not should not be "booked for human rights violations when they have taken ac...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/environmental_policy/article/44450

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