Tiny tiger cub sighted in Panna tiger reserve
tiger reserve has brought laurels to Madhya Pradesh and country once again.
During a search drive yesterday, a tiny cub was sighted with tigress Panna-213
and Tiger-111 in Amanganj (buffer). With this, number of tigers in Panna
reserve has increased to 25.
This cub is the
10th tiger birth under Panna tiger rehabilitation project. This achievement has
been registered within a span of 4 years in the reserve which had become
tiger-less. Panna-213 is the litter of tigress T-2, which is the only living
adult tigress of existing tiger reintroduction project. It has given birth to
given birth to second litter on December 5, 2014. But it was not disturbed by
the reserve’s management in view of health security. On February 23, 2014 P-213
took her cubs to the kill for the first time leaving pugmarks of the cubs which
are 2 months and 20 days old. On its basis, forest staff tracked and confirmed
existence of cubs on February 24, 2014.
given birth to first litter in August 2013 which she had lost in just 10 days
due to inexperience in nourishing, rains etc. Father to this litter of
Panna-213 is Tiger Panna-111 which is the first litter of tiger T-1.