Strayed tiger: Experts worry over Forest department `hurry’

The forest patch in which the tiger has taken shelter has tall grass in which a tiger cannot be darted

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): It is really worrisome that the wild tiger which had strayed from the forests of Pilibhit over two months back, is still to be captured alive and rehabilitated to its natural abode. For the delay, it is the state forest department that is to be blamed and the reason is nothing but the approach which is based on adhocism and More...

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