Tourists on a snow-covered mountain at Nathatop, 119 km from Jammu—AP

Tourists on a snow-covered mountain at Nathatop, 119 km from Jammu—AP

Tourists on a snow-covered mountain at Nathatop, 119 km from Jammu—AP

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.