Kannur: Forest officials tranquillized the tiger, which found itself entrapped in a wire fence here at a plantation in Kottioour, Panniyamala. Pulimoottil Sibi, a local rubber tapper, spotted the animal on Tuesday morning.
On receiving information, officials from the Forest Department reached the spot. They have successfully tranquillized the tiger. Efforts are in process to safely extricate the animal from the wire that has become entangled around its neck and to shift it safely to a cage. The animal has wounds on its body, reported Manorama News.
The plantation where the tiger got trapped is a private property, situated beside a residential area. Authorities have issued warnings to the local people to avoid visiting the area for safety reasons.