Capture Gone Bad? Was This Tiger Crushed to Death?
When humans and animals fight for territory, it's often the animals that lose. This conflict is highlighted in a shocking new video that shows a tiger being possibly crushed by a large excavator.
The tiger was caught in the Ramnagar Forest, where it may have strayed from the Corbett Tiger Reserve, which lies at the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India.
The Times of India reported that the tiger had killed two people the day before in the town of Bailpadav. The tiger had allegedly been tranquilized before faltering under the weight of the excavator's arm. This could account for why the big cat seemed to have difficulty escaping the slow moving machinery.
The animal was later taken to