Infection in the intestine of Ranthambore's tigress T-124: Tranquilizing and treating the wound, left in the forest

NEWS: The female tigress T-124 Riddhi in Ranthambore National Park has been tranquilized due to illness. After tranquilizing, the tigress Riddhi was treated by the medical board, after which the tigress is now healthy. The tigress has been released into the forest.

The age of Tigress-124 is about three and a half years. The tigress was roaming in the Jhalra forest area of Zone 2 of Ranthambore from May 19 to May 23. Most of the movement of the tigress lives in the Rajbagh area of Zone 3 of Ranthambore, but during this time its movement in this area was very less. In such a situation, it was being speculated that perhaps the tigress is ill and the forest department is constantly keeping an eye on the tigress.

Vomiting and stool problems

During the monitoring and inspection, the veterinary doctors of the medical team Dr. Rajiv Garg and Dr. CP. Meena found that the tigress T-124 was neither vomiting nor passing stool. On this, information was given to NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) along with departmental higher officials. Permission was taken from NTCA to tranquilize the tigress. After which the tigress was tranquilized and treated as per the protocol of NTCA.

Got an intestinal infection

When the tigress was treated by tranquilization as per the protocol of NTCA, the infection was found in the posterior part of the intestine of the tigress. The anus of the tigress was swollen and sore. The tigress was suffering from a disease of the large intestine. Doctors treated the tigress. After which the tigress is now healthy. At present, regular tracking and monitoring of the tigress is being done.

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Sunday, 26 June 2022