International Tiger Day: 6 documentaries to learn more about this fascinating species
International Tiger Day is celebrated on July 29 every year to raise awareness about the conservation of tigers and to acknowledge some of the works done in this direction. If you have always been fascinated with this species and people who work for their conservation, here are some documentaries to indulge yourself:
1. The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
The show is an exploration into the lives of the tigers and the forest spaces they live in, which are outside the tiger reserves. These spaces are less protected, have human presence and have increasing development pressures on them. How do these tigers survive?
2. Tigers: Looking For Sultan
Wildlife enthusiasts venture out in search of a tiger named Sultan, the ruler of the Sultanpur jungles, who has been missing for some time.
Tigerland is the Oscar-winning feature on two passionate activists who made it their mission to save the beloved and often misunderstood majestic tigers.
4. Decoding the Man Eaters of Sundarbans
The tiger of the Sundarbans mangroves is truly an enigma. The film follows a team of scientists that is making a rare attempt to study these tigers. Will they be able to decode its many mysteries and legends?
5. Living With Maneaters
Travel across India to meet people who struggle to live with fabled and dangerous big cats: leopards, tigers, and lions. Personal passion, ancient traditions and new ideas come together to solve one of humanity's oldest conflicts.
6. Tigress Blood
Tigress Blood is a coming-of-age story of four sister Indian tigers as they battle each other for control of their homeland. Instinct tears them apart. Blood ties them together.
All documentaries are streaming on Discovery Plus App