July 25, 2024, Thursday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Four tigers back to jungle from captivity

The Nepal Weekly
July 4, 2022

Chitwan National Park has released four tigers to their natural habitat in the current year. The tigers were caught after they were reported to be attacking humans in the out skirts of the jungle. They were brought to cage and watched for behavioural change toward human. The tigers are released only after studying their habits after keeping them close to humans.

The park set free four tigers it has taken under control. Chief Conservation Officer said that although four tigers were released in the current fiscal year which will end in the mid July, there are three tigers are still in the cage of the park. A satellite collar has been put to the neck of the tigers released in the jungle. The device will help tigers’ movements. Thus, the whereabouts of the tiger can be ascertained from the park office using a software instrument.

Regarding the remaining three tigers in the cage, one was brought from Banke and two from the area around Chitwan National Park. Moreover, 16 people have been killed and 11 injured in tiger attacks in the periphery of Chitwan and other jungles.