Transfer of M.P. tigers to Odisha begins

  • The process to translocate three pairs of tigers from Madhya Pradesh to Odisha began with a tiger from Kanha Tiger Reserve (KTR) being shifted to the eastern State, an official said.
  • The translocation is carried out under a project to shift three pairs of tigers from the State to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha.
  • This is for the first time in the country when big cats are being shifted from one State to another State.
  • Under the guidance of the doctors of KTR and Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR), a tiger was tranquillised in Mukki area of KTR. 

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