Tiger mauls villager to death in Karnataka's Chowdhalli village
9, Oct 2019, 10:02 AM IST
Bengaluru: A second incident of tiger mauling a villager to death has come to light from Karnataka’s Bandipur reserve. A tiger killed a farmer who was tending to his farm in Chowdahalli when a tiger pounced on him.
It even devoured the man partially before scurrying back into the forest. Just a fortnight or so ago, the same tiger is suspected to have killed a man. The forest department combed the area to capture the animal but found it to be a wild goose’s chase.
However, camera traps suggest the tiger is a healthy one and has been seen running rapidly. Normally, old or injured tigers that reside in human habitations take to killing cattle and other animals. Wildlife activists say the situation is rather perplexing.