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Tiger kills one in Brahmapuri forest in Chandrapur district

Incidentally, this is the fourth fatal attack by big cats in June alone. Two have been killed by leopards in Gadbori village also in Sindewahi range while two were killed by tigers.

Maharashtra: One more killed in tiger attack in Chandrapur

The Sunday attack was the tenth victim of wildlife attacks in Brahmapuri division this year so far, according to Singh, who added that most of the attacks were either by tigers or leopards.

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Making of a conflict zone: humans vs tigers in a Maharashtra forest

Among the reasons for Brahmapuri emerging a hotspot for human-wildlife conflict, the most obvious is the growth of tiger numbers, from about 15-16 in 2013 to 41 now.

Maharashtra: Shadow of tiger attacks on villages in Brahmapuri

The human-wildlife conflict in Chandrapur, first documented by The Indian Express in 2007- 2008, had been growing since 2005. While there were just three deaths in Brahmapuri in 2005, the numbers have risen almost ever year since

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Big cats in Odisha’s Satkosia Tiger Reserve may be under threat from panicked locals

In June, a 195 kg tiger was shifted from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Satkosia, a first case of inter-state relocation. Days later, a tigress was also relocated from Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.

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Chandrapur tiger attacks: Five deaths in five months, forest dept gears up to trap the big cat

"We have intensified patrolling in the area and have also summoned Special Tiger Protection Force to man the area and provide security to people, who have got busy with sowing operations now," Deputy Conservator of Forest (Brahmapuri) Kulraj Singh said.

What conservation action report on UP forests says of man-animal conflict

The report includes information collected in the last nine years by the Forest Department and WTI as a part of the Big Cat Conflict Mitigation Project. It analyses the patterns of attacks, and outlines the circumstances in which these shy animals injure or kill humans.

Maharashtra: Trying to save goat, woman fights off tiger with a stick

The doctor who treated the duo lauded Rupali for her "exemplary courage" and said that she was lucky not to have been bitten by the animal.

Woman killed in tiger attack, foresters look for tigress whose cubs were found dead

Four cubs, two males and two females died of malnourishment in Pathri range of Sawli tehsil on Sunday.

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