Tiger to be translocated to Sariska soon: Raj minister

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Jaipur, Feb 3 (PTI) A tiger which had strayed intoKeoladev National Park from Ranthambore will soon betranslocated to Sariska National Park, a Rajasthan ministersaid today.

"We have received the permission to translocate thebig cat ''T-7'' and a team from the Wild Life Institute ofIndia, Dehradun, will translocate the tiger very soon," stateforest and wildlife minister, Ram Lal Jaat said here.

He said that all the efforts will be made for theprotection of wildlife animals in a planned way.

Chairing a meeting, he also discussed the progress forwater arrangement in Keoladev National Park (in Bharatpurdistrict) and monitoring of big cats and directed officials tokeep track of tigers and make every possible effort to protectwildlife.

Public representatives and senior officials were amongthose who attended the meeting.

Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh had yesterdaysaid that the tiger would be shifted to Sariska Park.

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