Bhopal: Daksha, a Chivingi tiger brought to India from South Africa, has died. With this, the third Sivangi tiger has died in the last 40 days.
Regarding the death of a woman named Daksha Siwangipuli, the forest department officials said, “Daksha was injured this morning. This was followed by Kuno National Park officials. They monitored Daksha’s physical condition. Necessary medical assistance was provided. In this situation, Daksha died around 12 noon.
Daksha was released in a habitat where male chives were available for breeding. In this situation, Daksha has been attacked by a male chive tiger,” it said. Officials have said that the other Sivangi tigers in the park are safe.
“The other leopards are being closely monitored and none of them are showing any such symptoms. They appear to be completely healthy and are hunting for themselves,” the forest ministry said in a statement.
8 chivingi tigers from Namibia were brought to India last September by a special cargo plane. Prime Minister Modi inaugurated them at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Meanwhile, 12 more Chivingi tigers were brought from South Africa last February. Thus 20 Chivingi tigers were released in Kuno National Park.
In this situation, two chives named Sasha and Udai have died and the third chive named Daksha has also died.