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Letter From Asia: Mission of Mercy as Kolkata's Zoo Tries to Save a Tiger's Sight

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

- 1576 days ago -
The middle-aged male was spotted this month at Sajnekhali in the Sundarbans delta, edging closer to human settlements, in poor condition and bearing several injuries. After he was captured by means of a baited cage, forestry staff could tell he had no

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Birgit W (160)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 10:54 am

Sue Matheson (79)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 10:56 am

Victoria Oakey (124)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:00 pm
Every one is precious. TY.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:16 am
I agree Victoria.

Sara P (57)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:21 am
Noted with hope, thanks Cher.

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:18 pm
Mr Ghosh and Dr DN Banerjee, his chief veterinary officer, said the tiger had been placed on saline drips and was being fed boneless beef to help it recover its strength. Then they would take a look at the eye, hoping to use sprays or injections to bring back its sight. Their wish is for the animal to return to the wild.
Sure hope this Sundarbans Tiger can have sight restored and sso back into the wild.
Noted with thanks Cher.
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