The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Forest Department not to kill a tiger immediately as it may not be a man-eater tiger.
"Do not go for a kill immediately, it may not be a man-eater tiger," the Madras high court told the Tamil Nadu Forest Department which is making efforts to capture Mudumalai's tiger T23.
The court said that there are only a few tigers left in our country.
Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee was hearing a plea filed against a decision taken by Tamil Nadu Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to hunt tiger T-23.
Tamil Nadu Forest department also made a submission before Chief Justice that they do not have plans to kill the tiger and they are planning to catch it alive.
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