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Trap camera captures endangered wildlife in Tamenglong

Source: The Sangai Express / DIPR

Tamenglong, November 01 2021: The camera installed to track the tiger attack incident at Kuilong Part II, Tamei subdivision, Tamenglong district during the month of July has revealed several species of important wildlife.

At Kuilong village, Tamei sub-division of Tamenglong district rare and endangered species of wild animals were spotted.

The photos found from the camera traps include Himalayan Black Bear (Urses thibetanus), Yellow throated marten (Martes flavigula), Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), Wild boar (Sus scrofa), Barking deer (Muntiacus muntjac) etc.

                Trap camera captures endangered wildlife in Tamenglong

Unluckily the Tamenglong Forest Department despite the hard work are not able to get the photos of Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) even though they were able to collect several pugmarks of it during July 2021 .