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Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

Press Trust of India  |  Seoni (MP) 

The forest department today set up two cages with baits to catch a tiger on the prowl at Sukla village, close to the buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve, near here.

"We today placed two cages with baits to capture the big cat that has killed a number of cattle in last two months in Sukla village, some 35 km from district headquarters," Seoni South Divisional Forest Officer TC Suliya told PTI.

Besides, he said that 10 automatic cameras have been placed at different places some near a reservoir to capture the the striped animal's movement.

With the tiger killing cattle frequently at Sukla village in Rukhad forest range, its habitants were not venturing out of their house during the dark.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 15:48 IST