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Tiger T-2’s radio collar changed in Union minister’s presence in Panna

BHOPAL: Radio collar of tiger T-2 was changed in the Panna Tiger Reserve on Monday. This will help trace activities of tiger T-2. Union Culture and Social Justice Minister Shelja was also present on the occasion.

Shelja, who had made a surprise visit to Panna Tiger Reserve, witnessed the entire process of changing radio collar of the tiger.

A campaign was launched under the supervision of assistant director MP Tamrakar to change the tiger’s radio collar. Location of tiger T-2 was found on March 10 in Panna circle following which process of changing radio collar was completed in 1.38 hours by giving anaesthesia to it through dart gun. The radio collar was changed by Mrigank Shekhar Sarkar. M Naveen and Sunil Bhardwaj of the Indian Wildlife Institute, Dehradun changed the radio collar of tiger T-2.