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Terrifying Video Shows Tiger Chasing Motorcyclist Down the Road in India

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Park officials in India were chased by a tiger while riding their motorcycles at the Muthanga Wildlife Safari in Wayanad, Kerala State, which is home to about 100 tigers.

The intense moment, which was captured on video and shared on the Facebook page of Forests and Wildlife Protection Society, sees the two national park officials patrolling the area after they received reports of a tiger sighting in the area, according to Hindustan Times via AsiaOne.

China Reverses Ban on Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns For Traditional Medicine Use

China is reversing its 25-year ban on the use of tiger bones and rhinoceros horns that would now allow certain doctors to prescribe them for medical treatments.

In traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bones are used as an ingredient in concoctions believed to treat conditions such as rheumatism, arthritis, and erectile dysfunction, while rhino horns are used in medicines that purportedly help reduce swelling and stop bleeding.

India’s Top Court Grants Permission to K‌il‌l Endangered ‘Man-eating’ Tigress That K‌il‌l‌e‌‌d 13

Conservation activists are trying to keep a “man-eating” tigress from being ki‌ll‌e‌d in India after the country’s Supreme Court granted local forest rangers permission to sl‌au‌ght‌er the endangered animal.

The tigress, nicknamed T1, is believed to be responsible for the d‌ea‌th‌s of 13 people in the Yavatmal district in Maharashtra state since January 2016.

Daughter of Mother Mauled By Tiger at Chinese Safari Park Now Seeks $330,000 Over Death

Nearly 17 months after her mother died by the fangs of a Siberian tiger, a woman filed a petition demanding compensation from the safari park where the incident took place.

The woman, surnamed Zhao, is seeking 1.49 million yuan ($226,500) from Badaling Wildlife Park in Beijing for failing to rescue her mother in the unfortunate event on July 23, 2016.

Chinese Man Loses Fingers After Taunting Caged Circus Tiger With Money

An elderly man who thought it would be a good idea to feed circus animals with banknotes ended up losing two of his fingers after a caged tiger bit his right hand and refused to let go.

Identified only by his surname Bai, the 65-year-old man sustained his injuries when went to see the visiting circus in Jingziguan, Henan Province on Wednesday afternoon, according to the South China Morning Post.

Man Climbs Zoo Fence to Avoid Paying Entrance Fee, Gets Mauled to Death By Tigers

A Chinese man was mauled to death by tigers at a zoo in Ningbo as his wife and children looked on in horror after he jumped into the enclosure to avoid paying the $19 entrance fee.

It took the special forces unit from the local police about an hour on Sunday before they could pull the man, identified by Dongqian Lake Tourist Resort Administrative Committee as Zhang from Hubei province, to safety, according to the BBC.