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Eye on the Tiger?

Poachers use one of the following methods to kill a tiger:

Poison - which is usually placed in the carcasses of domestic buffaloes and cows.

Steel Traps - which are made by nomadic blacksmiths. These traps are immensely strong.

Firearms - are used where hunting can be carried out with little hindrance.

Electrocution - by tapping 230 volts -11KV overhead electrical wires and laying a live wire on animal tracts.(AFP Photo)

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