No image of a tiger has been captured so far, but that of several small carnivorous and herbivores animals, including endangered wild animals have been captured.
The team of Tamenglong District Forest Department investigating the killing of cattle by a suspected tiger at Kuilong part II, under Tamei Subdivision, Tamenglong district has revealed that the area still has a thriving biodiversity.
The team recently installed several camera traps as a part of the ongoing investigation.
No image of a tiger has been captured so far but that of several small carnivorous and herbivores animals have been captured, including endangered wild animals. This includes Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), Barking deer (Muntacius muntjak), Wild boar (Sis scrofa), Himalayan Civet (Paguma larvata), Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) etc.
Further six more camera traps had been installed to increase the chance for capturing the images of suspected tigers in the interior areas of Kuilong on Friday.
It may be mentioned that District Forest Officer (DFO) K Hitler and Tamei Range Officer (RO) Johnson are leading the investigation.