October 29, 2020, 4:39 PM

Representational image (Photo courtesy: Amar Shelke)

Representational image (Photo courtesy: Amit Shelke)

A man-eater tiger ‘RT-1,’ which was caught in Chandrapur, was relocated to a rescue centre – Gorewada Wildlife Rescue Centre – in Nagpur on Wednesday.

The Rajura forest department on Tuesday had captured the tiger, who has so far killed at least eight people and 25 cattle in the last 21 months. Divisional Manager for Gorewada Project in Nagpur PB Panchbhai said the tiger has been isolated and is currently under the observation of veterinarians and forest personnel in the rescue centre.

Gorewada Rescue Centre

Gorewada Rescue Centre

According to the preliminary medical examination, the tiger has some wounds on his face and is being treated for the same in Nagpur. 

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