Tiger taken under control

Published On: October 11, 2022 01:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHARATPUR, Oct 11: A tiger that entered a human settlement has been taken under control. A team from the Chitwan National Park comprising technicians took the tiger under control from Sitalpur of Madi Municipality-2 on Monday night.  

The tiger had killed a calf in a shed of a local Umanath Poudel on October 9. Chief Conservation Officer of the CNP, Hari Bhadra Acharya said the tiger was captured after it again entered the same settlement.

He shared that they had to take the tiger under control as it had entered human settlements time and again in the past one month.

The tiger has now been kept in a cage at Kasara and it will be released at the place where there is surveillance of the CNP after seeing the tiger's health condition and behavior, added Acharya.

A person died in a tiger attack in Chitwan in the current fiscal year. As per the latest data, there are 128 tigers in the CNP.

Meanwhile, Bisun Mahato of Ratnanagar Municipality-6, who was injured in a rhino attack at Ratnanagar on September 26, died in the course of treatment in Kathmandu this morning.

The rhino had entered the human settlement and attacked Mahato. Injured Mahato was taken to Kathmandu from Chitwan Medical College on Monday for further treatment, said Chairperson of Mrigakunja Buffer Community Forest Users Committee, Durga Prasad Ghimire. 


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