Wild Tiger Found in Hotel Becomes First Translocated in Nepal

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Though it had never been done in Nepal before, conservationists felt that the collaring and translocation would help them monitor the status of the tiger and give it the space and food it needs to thrive.

Minister of Forest and Soil Conservation of Nepal, Deepak Bohara, explained:

"This translocation—the first of its kind in Nepal—is a concrete example of our commitment to saving wild tigers using the best science available, including the application of cutting-edge technologies."

Photo credit: WWF Nepal/Min Bajracharya