A mother sloth bear takes a fight against a tiger

A mother sloth bear takes a fight against a tiger: A video is going viral on social media where a Sloth bear takes a fight against a tiger. The video was captured by some tourist. This had happened in Maharashtra’s Tadoba National Park.


Akshay Kumar who is the chief naturalist at Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge, has told that the tiger is 7-year-old Matkasur, a male Tiger from the park. The Tiger had marked a small water body as it’s territory.

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The sloth bear was heading towards the water body with her young cub in search of water where the tiger had attacked. The female sloth bear had fought with the tiger.

Both the tiger and sloth bear suffered injuries in the attack. The young cub ran away during the fight.

Mr Kumar, who shot the video, was leading a safari with tourists when they spotted the face-off between the bear and tiger. The video went viral on social media.

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Tadoba National Park is in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district and has high temperatures during summer months. Due to the scarcity of water, animals come at a common water hole to have a drink.

The sloth bear and Tiger fight video:

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