Bangladeshi villagers kill tiger

Bangladeshi villagers kill tiger
 
A tiger in Bangladesh which strayed out of a mangrove forest in the south-west of the country has been surrounded by villagers and killed, officials say.
 
They say that four people were hurt in the confrontation with the Royal Bengal tiger, an endangered species.
 
Villagers reportedly attacked it with weapons after it was seen near their homes foraging for food.
 
Officials say that tigers have been killed in similar incidents more than 25 times over the last nine years.
 
They say that far more tigers are killed in this type of incident than by poachers.
 
“The tigress might have strayed into the village in search of food,” a Sundarbans mangrove forest official told the Reuters news agency.
 
Officials say that the forest – the largest mangrove swamp in the world and a UN-designated world heritage site – has been depleted of food following November’s cyclone, which killed about 3,500 people and made millions more homeless.
 
 
 

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http://www.worldwildlife.org/tigers/


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