Nagpur: A four-month-old tiger cub found on Thursday in Garda of Goregaon forest area of Gondia division has been saved in a late-night operation. And he has also been kept under surveillance in the range’s office.
This case has stirred the forest department. When the villagers saw a very delicate cub near a canal. The cub was only seen at that place but the RFO and his team did not save at all until he had disappeared in the forest in the evening.
It is also being told that at night this cub had entered a poultry farm in the area of Ramtola, From where he was rescued and shifted to the Goregaon range office. Generally, tigresses are very protective of cubs and never leave such small cubs alone.
P Kalyan Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF), Nagpur Circle has said that medical examination of the cub is also being done. And the veterinarians are also monitoring his health standards. They will also monitor the cubs for several days.
Future course of action
Kalyan Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forests, has said that in the meantime extensive camera trapping is also being done to find out the location of the tigress. Once they have established the location, Then the future course of action will be taken to reunite the cub with its mother.
According to forest sources, the cub has been roaming in solitude for the last 15 days. It had been lodged with its mother about 15-20 days ago on the edge of Nagjira Wildlife Sanctuary in Rengepaar. Since then it is roaming alone and the mother’s address has not been found at all.
The DyCF of Gondia whose name is Kulraj Singh. He has said that this cub is in very good condition and about 10 teams have been formed to trace the tigress as well. According to the NTCA SOP, a local committee has also been constituted to monitor the cub and the situation arising out of it.