Tigers of Tadoba are seen migrating towards different areas and the reason is still not sure, it could be in search new mate or for a ruling territory. The tiger from Navegaon in Tadoba buffer zone has entered Gothangaon tourism zone. The mentioned male tiger is aged 2.5 years and is being said to be the cub of T-13 tigress.
Another tiger, the cub of T1 who is also radio collared has been on the move from June 21 and has covered area of 1,160 km since then. According to naturalist and animals lovers, tigers usually migrate I search of a mate or in search of a new territorial land. It is also possible that they might leave tiger has got into its territory and is continually disturbing the livelihood of the tiger.
Jerryl Banait founder of Avni Foundation told TLN, “when there is a shrinking of territory due to involvement of humans there occurs a wildlife spillover because of which the new adults and the tigers who have been left by their mothers they start searching new territories and are seen migrating outside”.
Vir Sarthak Kale, a usual visitor of forest said that “It is time to make the Umred-Karhandla a tiger reserve as the tigress from Devdon has reached the Paoni range of Umred-Karhandla”
The tigress is not radio collared and is being tracked by the Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) the movements of other tigers are also being tracked by the Pench field forest officials.