Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Strayed tiger caught

Strayed tiger caught

8 Jul 2009, 1834 hrs IST, PTI

CANNING (WB): A tiger from the Sundarbans that had strayed into Chargheri village under Gosaba police station was caught in area near the village, forest department sources said.

The forest department personnel had set up a cage between the village in South 24 Parganas district and Panchamukhani forest yesterday and found the tiger inside it this morning.

A number tag and a microchip would be attached to the ear and tail of the tiger respectively to monitor its future activities before it would be released in deep jungles, sources said.

Pugmarks had been found in Bali and Chargheri villages yesterday but the animal could not be traced till the night.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Health-Science/Earth/Flora-Fauna/Strayed-tiger-caught/articleshow/4754035.cms

http://www.bigcatrescue.org

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