Sources said that tiger movement was not recorded in cameras fixed near Moyar river where a cow was believed to have been killed by a tiger on October 8.
As the area is dense forest, we are unable to use drones to find the tiger.
The injured male tiger, officially known as MDT-23, continues to dodge all efforts of the forest-department teams to capture it.
Officials, aided by cattle grazers & tribals, could get within 8m of big cat, but thick bushes keep them from tranquilising it.
Just when the day ended, officials were notified by villagers about a tiger walking along Singara road visibly weak and tired.
One of the five teams engaged in search and capture operation spotted the tiger once at around 12.30 pm in Singara on Saturday before it disappeared.
An elephant, which was found dead at Mangalapatti near Thengumaradha in Nilgiris district.on Tuesday, may have died of anthrax, according to the forest department.
Forest officials told The New Indian Express that anti-poaching staff, anti-depredation squads and kumki elephants will all be guarding Rivaldo, who will be fitted with a GPS-enabled radio collar
Kunjikrishnan was living alone in his house after his family members and his neighbours shifted to Iyankolli when the Tamil Nadu forest department shifted people out of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.
After over four months of training, wild elephant Shankar, which reportedly killed three persons, is likely to be released from kraal in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in The Nilgiris on July 4.
Officials of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) are planning to set up an expert committee, consisting of experienced veterinarians and NGOs, to decide about the release of tusker 'Rivaldo' into the forest
After nearly five months, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) officials arrested two residents of Masinagudi for allegedly killing a nine-year-old tigress by poisoning
Officials said that the 15-year-old animal was released in Asuvaramattam and the nearest village is almost 12 kilometers away.