TIGER KILLS 15 COWS IN ZHEMGANG
Tigers killed 15 cows and left another four injured in the forest of Nyakhar and Tsheldang villages in Nangkor gewog at Zhemgang recently. The Nangkor Gewog Administrative Officer reported the matter to the dzongkhag forestry office last Tuesday following which a team of forestry officials was deputed to the villages two days later. The team found pugmarks at the site and confirmed tigers are behind the death of the cows in Nyakhar and Tsheldang. The number of tigers is not known though. Livestock depredation by tigers is common in Nyakhar and Tsheldang villages.