Photo: Indian Forestry Dept
In the Indian state of Maharashtra killed the tiger, which is called as T1. Authorities believe that over the past two years she killed 14 people, reports The Telegraph.
The animal was noticed by the inhabitants of a village on the evening of 2 November. The place went to a squad of armed Rangers. One of them shot the tiger with a tranquilizer dart, after which she rushed to the side of their car. When she was at a distance of 10 meters from the car, she was shot from a gun, writes “the Russian service Bi-bi-si” with reference to the report of the forestry service of India.
According to the Telegraph, the last shot was made specifically hired to murder tigress hunter Asghar Ali Khan (Ali Asgar Khan). According to him, the animal was on the road, where people often go and ride a bike children. “There was no doubt that the lives of people in danger,” he said.
Asghar noted that T1 was aggressive, smart and not afraid of people. “She has tasted human flesh, and see us as monkeys, goats, or other [his] victims. So when she attacked us, I had to shoot in self-defense,” added hunter.
To search for the tigress has attracted the best shooters and 200 Rangers, was also used dogs and elephants, but for many months the animal was not able to find. In addition, they used drones, video cameras and even perfume Obsession for Man Calvin Klein company, which, as studies have shown, can attract jaguars, but it was to no avail. “She was too smart for Cologne. We were dealing with an extremely intelligent tiger,” concluded Asghar.
Six-year-old tigress believed responsible for the deaths, according to various sources, 13-14. Many of his victims, according to “Russian service Bi-bi-si”, T1 were decapitated. Despite this, the activists waged a campaign to save her life, however, the Supreme court of India intervened in the situation.
Video, photo All from Russia.