Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation Officer Mirza Mehdi Sarwar told Prothom Alo on Wednesday yesterday, ‘We received the news of the Mecho tiger being caught through someone from the Forest Department. Then went there and found the tiger in a cage in a house. Immediately the people of the village were convinced that Mecho Bagh would not die. The people of the house said that after eating the ducks and roosters, they set traps for it.
He said, ‘Mechho fell ill midway while bringing the tiger. feed water Even after bringing it to the office, he drank a lot of water. He was starving for three days. No food was given. In addition, the face was also injured. was wounded. He is also being treated. It’s much better now. It is being fed to native chickens. It will be released to a place suitable for its habitation only when fully recovered.’
Mirza Mehdi Sarwar said, there is another girl Mecho Bagh in the departmental office for one and a half months. It will be radio collared. Its behavior can be monitored after release by wearing a radio collar.