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Posts published in “Day: November 4, 2018”

Maharashtra’s man-eater tigress shot dead

Nagpur, Nov 3: Avni, a five-year old alleged man-eater tigress who had created terror in Maharshtra’s Vidarbha forests, was shot dead on Saturday in Yavatmal district. The search operation came after nearly three months of a massive tigress-hunt along with trap cameras, drones, a pack of trained sniffer dogs and a hang-glider along with a team of forest department officials and spotters. Avni, identified as T1, was considered responsible for the killing of at least 13 humans, though all deaths could not be linked to her after tests, according to experts. A fertile and healthy tigress, she was protecting her…