Tiger seen in Guatala Autramghat sanctuary, a first after 1940

A tiger has been spotted in Guatala Autramghat Wildlife Sanctuary for the first time since 1940, with officials on Friday stating the big cat has strayed from Tipeshwar Sanctuary in Yavatmal, some 330 kilometres from here, in search of prey.

The tiger was native to this region but vanished in 1940,…