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Dec 23, 2018
One of tigress Avni's two cubs captured in Anji forest in Maharashtra, to be kept in enclosure in MP's Pench; no word on second cubA team of around 100 people, including six veterinary officers from Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, have been tracking the cub since Avni was shot dead by a sharpshooter who was part of a team of Forest officials.
Nov 15, 2018
Tigress Avni's killing: Nearly two weeks after 'man-eater' shot dead, Maharashtra forest officials say cubs are 'healthy'Several appeals were lodged by animal activists who said the tiger - dubbed T1 by forestry officials but Avni by her advocates - said the mother was merely acting in defence of her young cubs.
Nov 09, 2018
Tigress Avni's necropsy report reveals cover-up: She was not tranquilised, dart was inserted 'subcutaneously'Tigress Avni died due to excessive internal haemorrhage and cardio-respiratory failure and she had not hunted or eaten for 4-5 days, said a provisional necropsy report.
Nov 05, 2018
Avni's killing: Maharashtra forest minister says Maneka Gandhi's remarks on tigress stems from 'lack of information'In a series of tweets, Maneka Gandhi had stated, "It is nothing but a straight case of crime. Despite several requests from many stakeholders, (Sudhir) Mungantiwar, Minister for Forests, Maharashtra, gave orders for the killing."
Nov 04, 2018
'Man-eater' tigress Avni shot dead to save lives of officials who tried to tranquilise her, says Maharashtra forest ministerWhen queried about the two cubs of the deceased tigress Avni, Mungantiwar said that the two were now nearly 11 months old and capable of survival in the wild.