Sariska: The Tiger Reserve Roars Again by Sunayan SharmaSariska: The Tiger Reserve Roars Again by Sunayan Sharma

Sariska: The Tiger Reserve Roars Again

bySunayan Sharma

Paperback | March 18, 2016

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Sariska, in Rajasthan, has been one of the most famous national parks in India, especially for its tigers. However, it had lost every single one of its tiger population to poachers a decade ago. The revelation sent shock waves throughout India and abroad. After much discussions, apprehensions, arguments, legal battles, and interference from the Prime Minister, a few tigers were shifted from Ranthambhore to Sariska. This was the first such experiment anywhere in the world which turned out to be a grand success. Sariska has now more than a dozen tigers. These interesting and revealing experiments are discussed in this book by the author, the then field director of Sariska. He describes first-hand experiences and challenges faced by him on confrontations with villagers, local politicians, and so on. The book will be a valuable addition to wildlife lovers and administrators, especially of national parks. Contents: Preface, Foreword , Part-1: Past Glory; Sariska, My Valentine; Sariska Tiger Reserve; Southern Forests and its Archeological and Cultural Heritage; Tiger Hunting ; A Royal Passion; Shikar in Sariska in Earlier Days; Water Management in Sariska; Pressures and Challenges in Sariska. Part 2: Debacle in Sariska; Tragedy in Sariska. Part 3: Rebuilding Sariska; Protection and Habitat; Reintroduction of Tigers into Sariska; The Controversies. Epilogue, Representative, List of Sariska's Flora and Fauna, Bibliography, Acknowledgements, Index.
Sunayan Sharma, formerly a member of the Indian Forest Service, served as Field Director, Sariska Tiger Reserve during 1991-96 and 2008-10. He oversaw the reintroduction of tigers into Sariska after they were decimated by poachers. He also innovated and implemented several protection strategies for the safety of animals in the Tiger Re...
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Title:Sariska: The Tiger Reserve Roars AgainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.59 × 7.01 × 0.54 inPublished:March 18, 2016Publisher:Niyogi BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9383098716

ISBN - 13:9789383098712

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