Tiger spotted in Marathwada after over four decades.
A tiger has been spotted in the Marathwada region for the first time in more than four decades. The state forest department confirmed the presence of a young male tiger in Hingoli district of the region, who has travelled nearly 200km in five months so far while crossing huge tracts of farmland and even a swollen Painganga river. Tiger C1, who is more than 3 years old, is from the Tipeshwar wildlife sanctuary in Pandharkawda of Yavatmal district .
After a period of 40 years, the last tiger was killed in 1972, a tiger was spotted in the area around Marathwada in Indian state of Maharashtra.
The authorities keep a close eye on the tiger, that has killed already many livestock in search of a new territory.