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CNP rescues six tigers this year

The Nepal Weekly
July 11, 2023
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The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has rescued six tigers from different areas in the current fiscal year.   

Three among the rescued tigers were released in the national park, informed Information Officer at CNP, Ganesh Prasad Tiwari.    

Elaborating about the move he said the troubled and wounded tigers were rescued. The tigers rescued were released in the core area of the national park after observing their condition.    

Among the rescued jungle cats, one was sent to the Banke National Park and another to the Parsa National Park while one is being treatment, he informed. 

The remaining rescued tigers breathed their last during treatment. Likewise, the wild beasts are released in the national park after finding noticeable changes in their behaviours.    

CPN sources said those rescued this year included four male and two female tigers. Last year, CNP had rescued seven troubled and wounded tigers. Two among them died during treatment while four were discharged to the forest after behavioural changes. There are 128 tigers at CNP as per the recent count, it is informed.