Watch video: Tiger attacks cow during wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park

The encounter between the tiger and the cow serves as a reminder of the delicate balance between humans and wildlife.

Mayank Kasyap
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Courtesy: Instagram/ranthambhorepark

Ranthambore: Witnessing a tiger in its natural habitat is an unparalleled experience, and tourists at Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park recently had an adrenaline-pumping encounter with one of these majestic creatures. During a jungle safari, visitors were taken aback when a tiger unexpectedly crossed paths with a cow, creating a heart-stopping moment captured on camera.

Here is the captivating footage of the incident

The captivating video, shared by park officials on Instagram, showcases tourists enjoying their safari adventure. As they capture moments from the safety of their jeep, a sudden commotion erupts as a tiger emerges from the bushes and lunges towards a cow walking along the path. The startled cow attempts to escape as the unexpected encounter unfolds.

Social media users respond

The video quickly garnered attention on social media platforms, accumulating 37,000 views and numerous reactions from viewers. While some expressed concern about human interference in wildlife habitats, others highlighted the challenges faced by animals due to human encroachment.

"Wild animals' habitat is overcrowded with humans! They even can't hunt properly," remarked one user, reflecting on the impact of human presence on wildlife.Another commenter voiced their concern, stating, "This is not good. For fun, you are making their lives vulnerable. Tomorrow you will see them in videos only; let them live."Offering insight into the incident, a user suggested, "There was no space for the tiger to hunt. Tourists should have been given space."Providing context from their own experience, a commenter shared, "This was a sudden incident. The cow came suddenly from the front, and all vehicle engines were off, hence there was no time to start the vehicles. Also, there was enough space to hunt."

The encounter between the tiger and the cow serves as a reminder of the delicate balance between humans and wildlife. As visitors continue to explore nature's wonders, it's essential to prioritize conservation efforts and minimize disturbances to ensure the well-being of all species inhabiting these precious ecosystems.

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