Tiger attacks are generally rare in India but reportedly they have increased in Sundarbans because their hunting grounds are gradually being submerged due to a rise in sea levels.
Agroindustrial global warming is what some reports suggest could be the reason behind this. Some locals from Samsernagar village in Sundarban described a terrifying experience they had recently with the majestic Bengal tiger.
At around 6.20 in the morning, some villagers (at Samsernagar Village) in the Sundarban area noticed that a tiger was hiding inside the building. Later, the Royal Bengal Tiger tried to escape and jumped inside the canal.
This article was published by Republic World on February 10, 2021.