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Watch: Tiger cubs rescued by villagers in Andhra Pradesh

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 March 2023, 14:57 IST

Four tiger cubs were rescued by the villagers in Andhra Pradesh’S Nandyal district ON March 6, as reported by ANI. The cubs were found at an agricultural field in Pedda Gummadapuram village and the villagers safely relocated them to a safe place while also informing the forest department.

The forest officials reached the place and took the tiger cubs into their custody. The cubs are healthy and aged about three to four months.

Meanwhile, forest officials are trying to reunite the cubs with their mother. They have installed camera traps to track the tigress.

"The tigress is roaming within a radius of 2 km around the area coming under Kothapalli Mandal in Nandyala district," a forest official told PTI.

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The officials are also taking precautions to not leave any human imprints on the cubs as the mother may sometimes reject them.

First published: 7 March 2023, 14:57 IST