Highly senile tigress Sita of Van Vihar ill
BHOPAL: Van Vihar National Park’s tigress Sita is facing
difficulty in walking for the last 4 weeks. Sita keeps sitting most of the time
due to which she has developed sores in her hind legs.
Sita is being treated by Van Vihar’s doctors in consultation
with Dr Toomadiya of State Veterinary Hospital, Bhopal. Tigress Sita is also
taking less than her regular diet. Her condition is not satisfactory at
Sita was brought at the age
of 9 months to the park from Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh on June 22, 1994. Her
present age is 21 years.