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Wounded tigress dies

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The tigress was first found with a rope tied to its left forelimb around Lawodobe area of Chandpai range in Sundarbans on January 28. It succumbed Wednesday. Photo: Collected
The tigress was first found with a rope tied to its left forelimb around Lawodobe area of Chandpai range in Sundarbans on January 28. It succumbed Wednesday. Photo: Collected

The injured tigress, which was rescued from a village adjoining the Sundarbans 11 days ago, died at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park in Gazipur Wednesday.

The Bengal tigress was brought to the park from the Sundarbans on February 8 with injuries in its right forelimb, Shib Prasad, forest range officer of the park, told The Daily Star.

A team of doctors led by Professor Mizanur Rahman of Mymensingh Agricultural University (BAU) conducted a surgery on it on February 9.

The wounded tigress, which was spotted on January 28, died around 9:30am Wednesday, reports our Gazipur correspondent quoting the range officer.

The body of the tigress was laid to rest on the park premises after post-mortem.

Published: 4:09 pm Friday, February 21, 2014

Last modified: 9:42 pm Friday, February 21, 2014

TAGS: Sundarbans tigress Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park Mymensingh Agricultural University

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