India Panel Formed to Study Man-Animal Conflict in Ranthambore Park


The Rajasthan state has named a panel to study conflict between man and animals in Ranthambore National Park, after a string of incidents involving tigers attacking humans. One such incident resulted in a Tiger named T-24 aka Ustaad being shifted to a zoo.

A local court too upheld the decision to move Ustaad to a zoo.

As reported in DNA India:

``In the wake of these incidents, the state government has formed a committee to look into the matter and has sought recommendations on preventing man-animal conflict from experts.

“The committee comprises of four members spearheaded by Member of Parliament, VP Singh. Well-known tiger expert Valmik Thapar and State Wildlife Board member Rajpal Singh have also been named in the committee, while the chief wildlife warden has been made the coordinator of the committee.”