In 2017 Royal Bengal Tiger was spotted in Neora Valley National Park in Kalimpong District & now it’s turn for Pangolakha Forest of Sikkim in 2019. Last time tiger was seen in Sikkim was in end of eighties. In land of orchids, after many years image of tiger has been recorded in camera traps placed inside forest. After Tiger was spotted in Neora valley National Park of Kalimpong, the forest officials of Pangolakha Forest started laying of camera traps inside forest at strategic locations as there is not much difference between weather of Neora valley National Park of Kalimpong & Pangolakha Forest. Sikkim Government took financial support from Japan International Co-operation Agency(JICO) & placed cameras in the forest. After continuous try, image of tiger was captured on 6th December at a height of 9,583 meters above sea level image.
Forest Ranger Roshan Tamang was inside the forest for number of days along with other forest workers. As soon as image of tiger was captured in the cameras, he informed about it to top officials of Forest Department.
Now, forest officials are trying to find out from where exactly the tiger had come to Sikkim’s forest.