Abandoned tiger cub rescued from Kaziranga National Park, handed over to State zoo

The cub is being taken care of and has received medical treated in the Zoo.
The mother of the cub had abandoned the cub inside the jungle of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve. (representational image)
The mother of the cub had abandoned the cub inside the jungle of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve. (representational image)
Published on Dec 30, 2020 09:50 AM IST
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Tezpur, Assam | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

A Royal Bengal tiger cub was rescued from Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam and handed over to the State Zoo in Guwahati on Tuesday, said a Forest Department official.

The premature Royal Bengal tiger cub was handed over to the State Zoo by the Kaziranga National Park authority, said Zoo DFO Tejas Mariswamy.

The mother of the cub had abandoned the cub inside the jungle of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, Mariswamy said.

The cub is being taken care of and has received medical treated in the Zoo, he added.

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