Tiger travels 100km in Sundarbans belonged to Bangladesh...

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Tiger travels 100km in Sundarbans belonged to Bangladesh

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:36 PM, 9 June 2021  

Tiger; File Photo

Tiger; File Photo

The tiger that was traveled 100-km from India and reached the Sundarbans part of Bangladesh belongs to Bangladesh through various tests, confirmed Bangladesh and Indian Forest Departments.

The officials of the two countries already examined the striped footprints and confirmed that the tiger belonged to Bangladesh.

According to the Indian Forest Department, the tiger was caught in mid-December 2020 at Bashirhat in the Sundarbans region of India. To ensure the movement of the tiger, the people of the Indian Forest Department put a radio collar around its neck. They have confirmed that the last location of the tiger was in Bangladesh. 

Meanwhile, officials of the Sundarbans Forest Department have already matched the picture of the tiger returning to Bangladesh with the picture taken during the 2017 tiger census. The picture of the tiger that came back with the picture of that time has matched.

According to the Indian Forest Department, the 8-9-year-old tiger crossed a distance of about 100 km from December last year to May 10 this year. At this time, the tiger crossed three rivers and did not die on this journey. A special signal could have been received from the radio caller if the tiger had died, they claimed.

It is to be noted that tigers regularly roam in the Bangladesh and Indian parts of the Sundarbans.

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