The tiger was trapped on July 16, 2019, in Hutabargot Village, Sosopan Sub-district, Padang Lawas District, North Sumatra.
The trap was set up by the North Sumatra BKSDA in cooperation with the Padang Lawas district authorities in May 2019, following several incidents.
On March 13, 2019, the tiger walked around Pagarambira Julu Village, Padang Lawas, and ate a goat owned by a local villager. On May 16, the tiger attacked a local resident, Abu Sali Hasibuan, in Siraisan village, until the villager died.
On May 26, Faisal Hendri Hasibuan, a resident of Pagaran Bira Jae village, was attacked by the same tiger, and was seriously injured.
On July 10, 2019, the wild animal entered a kampung and ate a monkey and a chicken belonging to a local inhabitant.
The Sumatran tiger's right leg was allegedly injured due to the trap.
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