The Forest Division on Saturday rescued two tiger cubs from the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) after their mom was discovered useless close to Achakarai within the Singara Forest Vary.
Ok.Ok. Kaushal, Subject Director of MTR, stated the carcass was discovered on Friday night by the Forest division workers. Because it was nightfall, they determined to do the autopsy on Saturday. “After we reached the spot on Saturday, we heard the cries of two cubs close to the carcass,” stated Mr. Kaushal.
Following the event, the main focus shortly shifted to the well-being of the 2 male cubs. “We have now two choices; one is to ship them to a zoo or ship them to a facility the place they’ll stay captive. Nonetheless, it has been determined that we’ll go together with the second choice and slowly reintroduce them again into the wild,” he stated.
He stated that efforts can be made to minimise the contact the 2 cubs would have with people until the time of their launch, which might be after they’re two years of age. “We have now the experience to offer the 2 cubs an opportunity at turning into wild tigers, so we are going to do our greatest to make this a actuality,” stated Mr. Kaushal.
A autopsy was performed on the tigress, which, officers stated, was round 9 years outdated. Deputy Director of MTR (Buffer Zone) L.C.S. Srikanth stated the reason for loss of life was not recognized however he didn’t rule out poisoning. “We have now collected samples of the abdomen contents of the tigress in addition to samples of the animal’s different visceral organs for evaluation. We’ll ship them to totally different laboratories for testing and solely after the outcomes are returned will now we have a greater thought of what brought about the animal’s loss of life,” stated Mr. Srikanth.