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Tigress drowns in farm well near Tadoba

CHANDRAPURA full-grown tigress met with a tragic end when it fell into a farm well and drowned, apparently while pursuing a prey in Shivni range under Tadoba buffer zone some times during Monday night. It is the second incident of drowning of a large carnivore in a farm well without parapet wall, in TATR buffer area within a week. The district administration and zilla parishad have drawn severe criticism from wildlife activists for its apathy towards building parapet walls on farm wells in forested areas. Please follow the link below to read this tragic story.

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