Sunday, July 05, 2009

Two tigresses released in Sundarbans

Two tigresses released in Sundarbans

5 Jul 2009, 1028 hrs IST, PTI

CANNING (WB), Jul 4 (PTI) Two tigresses caged by wildlife personnel were released in the core area of Sundarbans Tiger Reserve in West Bengal after fixing steel plates to their ears and implanting microchips on their tails.

Field director of Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, Subrat Mukhodhayay said the microchips had been brought from the US and implanted to the tigresses tails to keep a watch on their movement.

The microchips were implanted by wildlife experts from Delhi and Dehradun, he said.

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