Ministers intervention saves tigress in Ranthambore

Jaipur: A tigress having infection in anus and maggots was operated on successfully after timely action of Rajasthan Tourism Minister Bina Kak.

Kak had noticed a swelling on the tigress T-5 in Ranthambhore National Park in Sawaimadhopur district during her recent visit.

She clicked its pictures and showed to the park authorities, following which the tigress was operated upon on Thursday last, according to an official today.

Deputy Conservator of Forest, Ranthambore National Park, R.P. Gupta, said the tigress has been saved from a major medical hazard and is now doing well.

He said the staff tracked the tigress regularly but might have somehow missed to see the swelling on its body.