Tiger Beat To Death By Villagers In India
New Delhi (CNN) Villagers in northern India beat to death a female tiger after the animal fatally mauled a man, authorities said.
The incident took place in a protected area of the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve on Wednesday afternoon, Pooranpur Police Inspector Keshav Kumar Tiwari said.
Video of the attack has circulated on social media showing villagers repeatedly hitting the tiger with large sticks.
Fewer than 4,000 tigers remain on Earth, the World Wildlife Fund says.