Spread over an area of 1288.31 square kilometres, it is known for its biodiversity and the density of tigers here is the highest in the world.
Tiger shifted to the Animal Hospice and Palliative Care unit at Pachadi near Muthanga.
The animal, that has been terrorising Panavally and Tirunelli, is named NW-5.
Forced out of their streak by younger animals, older big cats turn to human habitats for easy prey.
Tough time ahead for wildlife guards in the district.
The course of treatment for the 12-year-old animal will be decided by veterinary experts on Tuesday.
Villagers say that tigers regularly target their hamlets for a quick kill and return to the jungle. So, tiger traps are in much demand in these villages.
This year's pulikali has the participation of men, women and children.
Forest official have confirmed that the death of a calf the other day was from a tiger attack.
Five teams will take part in the event that will be held at Swaranj Ground, on the fourth day of the Onam festival.