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Tiger in Indian Zoo Killed By Poachers

Animals  (tags: tigers, zoo, killed, law, humans, endangered, cruelty, animals, AnimalWelfare, slaughter, sadness, investigation, death )

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"Though animals might not be thrilled to live in zoos, you'd think they'd at least be safe from being hunted down there. In a worryingly brazen move, a gang of poachers broke into a "high-security zoo" in Itanagar, India, and killed a tiger on Monday nigh

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Kevin A. (64)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:41 pm
My own photo used for reference.

Kevin A. (64)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:44 pm
Because C2NN posting was not working correctly, I may have a second source for this story posted as well. Sad news regardless of whether you read the story from MSN or the Times of India. I attempted the second source posting as I was convinced this posting had not been successful.

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:49 pm
hmmm having hard time with C2 as well

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:51 pm
as for this story, :( this is awful Kevin, Thanks for the Update, an amazing Cat lost and was supposed to be protected, just so many things wrong with this

Kevin A. (64)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:55 pm
Hi Rox. This is just crazy and will set precedent for others as it saves the poachers a lot of time. Must wonder if security people were involved!

Kevin A. (64)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 4:31 pm
Okay, my India Times link on this showed up and i marked it as a duplicate.

Michela m. (4053)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 5:57 pm

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 5:59 pm
Yeah real "high security" isn't it? Wankers. And now another precious tiger is gone. To make more "asian medicinal" crap no doubt. This is scandalous!

Kay M. (345)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 6:30 pm
that's so much more wrong than i can even say.

Mike H. (242)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 11:36 pm
I hope the poachers die

Sandi C. (233)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:20 am
You woudls think they'd at least be safe.

Gloria picchetti (305)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:41 am
I am horrified. RIP Dear Tiger.

Ali murf (1)
Friday September 28, 2012, 9:14 am
so sad poor defenceless tiger had no chance of escape!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday September 28, 2012, 10:24 am
Sick bastards! Thanks for sharing

Elaine Al Meqdad (267)
Friday September 28, 2012, 1:15 pm
Noted! I hope those poachers are eaten alive by another tiger!

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:38 am
Sadly noted

Evelyn W. (15)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 6:48 am
Kevin, I agree security or some other insider must have been involved.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 1:02 am
Would LOVE to hack them into six pieces!

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:17 am
AWFUL ....Kevin :( ..
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