TIGER KILLS 15 COWS IN ZHEMGANG

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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.

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