Narrow escape for bikers from a tiger on Bathery-Pulpally forest road
Wayanad: When they set off to Pulpally from Sulthan Bathery through the forest road, the two bikers had an experience of their life. It was a sunny day and the bikers decided to enjoy the ride through the forest. The pillion rider captured their ride on his mobile.
As they reached Pambra area, a tiger rushed towards the speeding bike in a lightning speed. It jumped off from the shrubs on the left side of the road. The predator ran behind the bike for a few seconds and quit. And, it disappeared onto the shrubs on the right side of the road.
The tiger was spotted near the border of Chethalayam and Kurichyad forests. The chilling video of the tiger went viral on the social media.
On receiving information, a team of foresters under the leadership of Range Officer V Ratheeshan, searched the area. He advised two wheelers to be alert when they travel on this route.