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Panic Grips Villages Surrounding Satkosia Reserve After Tiger Freed Into Forest

Angul: The relocation of two tigers from Madhya Pradesh to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district could have cheered wild life enthusiasts, but fear of the wild cat is giving sleepless nights to villagers in and around the forest.Residents of these villages have been living in constant fear ever since one of the tigers was released into the forest on July 6. 'Normal life has been hit and houses in our village are kept closed all the times. We used to move freely before the tiger was brought but things have changed ever since the animal was released to the forest. We are forced to return to our homes before dawn,' said Sushma Nayak a local.The villagers in these villages can be spotted carrying sticks in hand to tackle possible confrontation with the big cat. The people are even afraid to move alone and often seen in groups while visiting nearby areas. 

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