‘Tigress Avni Was Not Shot In Self-Defence’

Tigress Avni was shot by a hired killer. But was her kill on legal grounds? In an interview with The Logical Indian animal rights advocate Sangeeta Dogra said that there was NO human DNA found in Avni's post-mortem report. This can prove that she was a man-eater.…

Released Avni cub dies after 3 days in the wild

Afemale offspring of tigress Avni, who was shot dead in 2018 after being declared man-eater, has died during treatment of injuries following an internecine fight at a forest here in Maharashtra, officials said on Sunday.

The three-year-old offspring, named PTRF-84, was on March 5 released in the Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR)…

Avni cub extracted from jungle – again

An offspring of tigress Avni, which had been put down earlier after killing several people, had to be retrieved from the jungle following injuries in an internecine fight on Monday, having been released in the wild on Friday, forest officials from Pench Tiger Reserve said.
The tigress, now two-and-half years old…

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Father of Avni-killer thinks son deserves award

Avni was shot dead in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra by Asghar on November 2 three years ago. The father-son duo was reacting to the Supreme Court which said on Friday that the killing of Avni was carried out as per court orders as she was a maneater and declared the…