After waiting for their mother, the tiger cubs who missed their mother finally reached Tirupati Zoo from Atmakuru. The four tiger cubs, which were separated from their mother from the Musalimadugu reserve forest on the sixth of this month, cubs now under the care of the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department and currently in good health at the Tirupati Sri Venkateswara Zoo Park.
The photos related to this have been released by the forest department today. However, the details related to the location of the tigress and the continuation of the search operations have not been clarified.
On 6-3-2023, the villagers of Peddagummadapuram, Kothapalli mandal went to the fields adjacent to the forest land for agricultural work, and at a distance of about 60-100 meters from the boundary of the forest land, the tiger cubs were chased by dogs and the villagers chased them away and took care of the tiger cubs.
Since then, the search for the trace of the tigress has intensified. As per PCCF (HoFF), Wildlife Chief Warden Mr. Y. Madhusudan Reddy’s orders and instructions, under the supervision of Srisailam and Atmakuru Tiger Project officials, forest department teams are making strenuous efforts to trace the mother tiger in the Atmakuru forest area.