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Bangalore: 4-Yr-Old Tiger Died Due to Poisoning, Pathological Reports Confirm


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, death, poison )

Cher Away
- 573 days ago - ibnlive.in.com
What we feared has come true. Pathological reports have confirmed that the four-year-old tiger that died in Nagarhole Tiger Reserve two weeks ago (January 13) was a victim of rat poison. According to R Gokul, Director, Nagarhole Tiger Reserve



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Julie E. (345)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 12:24 pm
How sad...
 

Birgitta S. (226)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 12:59 pm
:-(((((
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 1:09 pm
very sadly noted, it is a very painful way to die
 

Roseann D. (178)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 1:52 pm
Find the poachers and serve it up to 'em. It's what's for dinner, a-holes.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:13 pm
I should not be surprised, but I am.
 

leona F. (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:31 pm
i'm not surprised we are not going to have any wild tigers very soon!
 

Christeen Anderson (467)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:34 pm
Horrified and saddened.
 

Nyack Clancy (432)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:34 pm
Noted
 

leona F. (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:57 pm
you don't die instantly from rat poison,it's very painful and takes 1 or 2 days , need to get the other tigers out of there put them in safe place/,you ever think the villagers may be guilty 2 .
 

Jude Hand (59)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 3:04 pm
Horrible; thanks for bringing it to our attention.
 

Penny C. (83)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 3:21 pm
To sad.
 

Marlene Dinkins (231)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 4:24 pm
noted with big sadnes!!!!!!
 

Marlene Dinkins (231)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 4:24 pm
RIP darling!!!!!!!!!
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1642)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 4:39 pm
How incredibly sad :(
RIP 'Stripers.'
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 7:22 pm
When will they understand that zoos are deadly to wild animals???
 

Rhonda Maness (602)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 8:04 pm
Thanks Cher
 

Kim O. (403)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 10:35 pm
Grrrrrrr. Nothing nice to say.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 6:43 am
Dying due to poison does not sound cool.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 7:13 am
Very sad. However, rat poison does not kill you instantly. It can take many days to die from internal hemorrhaging. It leaves the animal weakened and in a state of shock with severe internal pain. This animal probably staggered and was glassy-eyed for a while before death. This tiger suffered.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 8:16 am
May the Almighty remember him/her.
And for whoever poisoned him/her, may you pay for the crime you committed against an innocent animal!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:16 am
sadly noted
 

Autumn S. (145)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:32 am
This is just so awfully sad and as others have said, a painful way for her to die :( Cher lived a short life, and she deserved longer.
 

Autumn S. (145)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:33 am
Oops I meant to say She not Cher :( sorry, this really has me upset :(
 

Valentina R. (4)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:10 am
This should never happen.
 

Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:18 am
Noted
 

kye j. (41)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 12:36 pm
Find the poachers and poison them.Let these bastards die a slow and painful death
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 12:48 pm
:-(
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 1:44 pm
This could be what killed the elephants...if so now you have a pycho poisoner running loose. Maybe someone who was recently terminated from their job.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 4:24 pm
Thanks.
 

. (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:15 am
Kill the poachers and leave the animals alone
 
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