Concerns rise as wild tiger lurks near Kamphaeng Phet village

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A wild tiger prowling the neighborhood of a village in Kamphaeng Phet has sparked severe issues amongst locals, prompting the Division of Pure Assets, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) to dispatch a crew of officers and veterinarians to seize the massive cat. The tiger was sighted within the forest adjoining to Kariang Namtok village in Khlong Lan Pattana of Khlong Lan district, based on DNP director-general, Atthapol Charoenchansa.

“Officers acquired studies of the tiger’s presence and, upon inspection on February 16 night, discovered the animal disappearing into the forest behind the village, forsaking scattered footprints.” Pinpointing the tiger’s origin is difficult, as the area hyperlinks with the Thung Yai and Huay Kha Khaeng forests. As soon as captured, the tiger will endure a well being verify, obtain any crucial remedy, and be returned to the wild, reported Bangkok Publish.

Khlong Lan Nationwide Park chief, Surachai Photkhamanee, revealed that an examination of the tiger’s footprints suggests it measures roughly 1.5 metres in size and stands 70 to 80 centimetres tall. Based mostly on these dimensions, estimated to be two years previous, the younger tiger is believed to have strayed from Khun Nam Yen in Mae Wong Nationwide Park.

Surachai confirmed that park officers are holding an in depth eye on the village to make sure the security of inhabitants. Yesterday, a crew of round 50 people was deployed to trace the tiger and support within the seize operation. The tiger has already reportedly killed a pig, fueling worry inside the local people.

In associated information, three tigers believed to traverse between Thailand and Myanmar, have been found in Chumphon province’s forests. The large cats have been detected within the Tanao Sri Mountain Vary, which types the border between the 2 international locations.

The tigers are suspected of patrolling the forests of Duang Charoen, Nern Thong, and Chong Kamew within the Ta Sae district’s Tune Pee Noing subdistrict.

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