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Maharashtra: Tigress, two cubs found dead in Chimur forest

Last month, the human-wildlife conflict in Chandrapur claimed its fourteenth victim with a cowherd being killed in a suspected tiger attack at village Murmadi in Sindewahi tehsil.

Injured tigress dies after being tranquilised in Tipeshwar

"A post-mortem has revealed she died of cardio-respiratory failure, septicemia and anaemia. She had virtually no blood left in her body," Tipeshwar divisional Forest Officer Pramod Panchbai.


'Man-eating' tigress tranquilised at Odisha reserve after locals protest

The incident comes days after another 'man-eating' tigress T1, or Avni, was killed in Maharashtra Yavatmal forest.

Avni killing: AAP demands judicial probe, rescuing of cubs

This comes a day after the state government constituted a four-member panel, comprising wildlife experts and officials, to conduct an “in-depth” probe into the killing.

Tigress Avni killing: Cubs survive first week in wild without mother

It is being alleged that the post-mortem report of T1 showed that she was probably shot dead first and then the tranquillizer dart was planted on her body.

After Avni’s killing: Global march against shrinking space for tigers

On Sunday, wildlife activists will march near Worli seaface to demand resignation of Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar. This comes days after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi lashed out at Mungantiwar while dubbing the killing a “ghastly murder”.


Tigress Avni killed: Cubs ‘can survive on their own for 7-8 days’, hunt on

“We have put small baits like pigs in the area to lure the cubs. We have also intensified the search operation,” said Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife), Sunil Limaye.

Tigress Avni killed, greater challenge awaits Maharashtra forest officials: Capturing the cubs

Defending their decision on killing the tigress, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) Sunil Limaye said the priority was to prevent further human tragedy.

Tigress Avni killing: Harsh Vardhan hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says govt doesn't need certificate from him

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said a report has been sought by his ministry over the killing of Avni, who is believed to be responsible for the deaths of 13 people in the past two years.

Maneka Gandhi slams 'ghastly murder' of tigress T1, says she will take up matter with Devendra Fadnavis

After a 53-day hunt, Pandharkawda tigress T1 was shot dead on Friday, with several activists and wildlife experts saying it was done in violation of guidelines issued by the forest department and the Supreme Court.