A horrific video of a speeding car running over a 2-year-old tiger has gone viral in India, prompting condemnation all across the country. The female tiger was later identified as a cub of the T-14 tigress from the Nagzira National Park of Maharashtra. The forest officials said the tiger was crossing a highway when it was hit by a speeding car.
Tiger Succumbed To Injuries
A search and rescue operation was immediately initiated to treat the tiger who was seen crawling to the side of the road after it was hit. The 2-year-old mammal was rescued alive and was taken to Nagpur for treatment, but it later succumbed to injuries, officials said.
Activists Call For Solution
After the video of the female tiger went viral, animal rights activists called upon the local administration to take concrete measures for the future. The relevant departments were urged to take the incident into consideration and devise a sustainable plan.