Two months after an adult tigress entangled in wire snares died in Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Pandharkawda, 180km from here in Yavatmal district, front right paw of a young male big cat (C3) was found trapped in a nylon wire snare on Wednesday.
The collared tiger is one of the male cubs of T1 nicknamed by guides and tourists as Jack. The other wo male cubs are Johnny and Walker. All the felines, over 2 years of age, are on the verge of dispersal. Two were radio-collared by Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, on February 25.