After man is killed by tiger, forest dept sets up camera traps
| Saturday | 12th January, 2019
Since pug marks of a tiger were found near the body, forest department officials believe the man was killed by the wildcat.
“After the man was killed by the tiger, forest officials gave us three to four crackers to burst should a wild animal enter the haadi.
Mysuru: In the wake of a man being killed by a tiger at Manihole Haadi, forest officials have set up camera traps near haadis (tribal hamlets) around Nagarahole Tiger Reserve to study the movement of wild animals.A 28-year-old tribal is suspected to have been killed when he ventured into the forest — just 200m from his hamlet — to fetch firewood in the evening.
However, forensics is yet to confirm the cause of death.Still, the forest department has intensified patrolling — it’s round the clock now — near haadis and are collating details of wild animals reported by locals.
We will draw up a report based on the pictures and we will launch measures to prevent more such incidents.
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