Tiger kills wood collector

Sat, Jan 1st, 2011 11:21 pm BdST

Khulna, Jan (bdnews24.com) – A wood and honey collector has been killed by a Royal Bengal Tiger in the Sundarbans at Koira Upazila in Khulna, forest department officials said.

The victim was identified as Mohammad Asadul, 32, of Bagali village under the Upazila.

Forest department’s Kalabogi station officer Mohammad Jahidul Islam said a group of 7-8 wood and honey collectors, locally known as Bawali, went to Sormukho canal area of the forest to collect Golpata, leaves of a kind of small trees, with a valid pass a week back.

A Royal Bengal Tiger attacked and took away Asadul while he was cutting Golpata on Friday night, Jahidul told bdnews24.com.

On information, the forest department employees went into the forest and retrieved his mutilated body on Saturday morning.

http://bdnews24.com/details.php?id=183227&cid=2

https://bigcatrescue.org/

How much did you like this?

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Jan 9 2017

Cat Health Updates As of last night, Charaka and Hoover the tigers are still ...

L.A. Zoo introduces snow leopard cubs to public

Officials with the Los Angeles Zoo are celebrating the rare birth of two very ...

India sets up anti-poaching force as tigers dwindle

India sets up anti-poaching force as tigers dwindle   01.23.2008   India has opened ...