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    Wild dogs and even leopards

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    Chhattarpur (MP): A tiger was injured by a pack of wild dogs in the Panna Tiger Reserve, a senior forest official said here Tuesday.The incident occured yesterday and it appears that around five wild dogs attacked a tiger inside the reserve causing grievous injuries to the big cat, Panna Tiger Reserve Director R Sriniwas Murthy told reporters here.
    The injured tiger was spotted by forest guards.
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    tiger is found dead by a bear, tiger is known to be killed by wild dogsm tiger is found dead by boar:
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    Think it would be better suited here:
    Lets start it off with the most recent:

    (2014)In Asia wild dogs do not fear even to attack the tiger

    https://books.google.com/books?id=hc2bBQAAQBAJ&pg=PT21&dq =%22wild+dogs%22+%22tiger%22+%22 dragged%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=tTF1VfH 9L4PJtQXoi4GQCQ&ved=0CDEQ6AEwBjg K#v=onepage&q=%22wild%20dogs%22% 20%22tiger%22%20%22dragged%22&f= false

    (2013) Chhattarpur (Mp) A tiger was injured by a pacl of wild dogs in the panna tiger reserve, a senior forest offical said here tuesday, the incident occured yesterday and it appears that aropund five wild dogs attacked a tiger ininside the reserve causing grievious injuries to the big cat...

    the highest degree of credability in terms science, via biologist, zoologist and conservationlist: Valmik Thapar:

    The tiger killed twelve dogs but died in the process; the ten survivors feasted on
    him.https://www.google.com/search?q=%22The+tiger+killed+twe lve+dogs+but+died+in+the+process %3B+the+ten+survivors+feasted+on %22&tbm=bks&oq=%22The+tiger+kill ed+twelve+dogs+but+died+in+the+p rocess%3B+the+ten+survivors+feas ted+on%22&gs_l=heirloom-serp.3...2948.8411.0.8599.2.1.0.

    and another book published just last year and with credentials of real people: Anderson:

    I have known of more than one case in the Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh
    where these dogs have torn a tiger to ribbons after suffering a considerable
    number of casualties themselves
    https://books.google.com/books?id=mru1zlInCsUC&pg=PT387&d q=%22tiger%22+%22torn%22+%22dogs %22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dRN1VcDGI4mlyQ SYxoKwCA&ved=0CBQQ6AEwAA#v=onepa ge&q=%22tiger%22%20%22torn%22%20 %22dogs%22&f=false

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    CHANDRAPUR: Yet another tiger was added to the death toll in Chandrapur district on Friday. A pack of wild dogs reportedly killed a tiger cub in Dhaba range in Gondpipri tehsil in the afternoon. Forests in Chandrapur district have lost in all seven tigers this year now.

    have added that tiger roars are the same as lion roars, in which these kind of accounts can prove that the distress calls are not the same as lions. (2009) He once witnessed wild dogs annoying a tiger: and relates a very circumstantial account by villagers who heard a fight in progress, and when after some time they timidly approached the spot found a dead tigress and two dead wild dogs


    The cat had already been fighting off the dogs for an hour: The tiger was in very bad shape and it was with great effort that he kept himself erect. Presently his head began to droop and again the dogs attacked, one fastened onto the tiger's throat and although immediately beaten to a pulp, its jaws remained locked and its hold could not be broken. In a supreme effort the tiger reared up on its hind legs with the dead dog still at its throat and others draped all over... We counted twelve dead dogs and could see where others had dragged themselves away.5 For the most part dhole and tiger respect and avoid each other. The dogs are generally diurnal hunters and the cats nocturnal. But in hot, dry weather ...By the time we got back from the village all that was left of the tiger was bones, sinews, and a few tufts of blood

    https://www.google.com/search?q=%22We+counted+twelve+de ad+dogs+and+could+see+where+othe rs+had+dragged+themselves+away.% 22&tbm=bks&tbo=1&oq=%22We+counte d+twelve+dead+dogs+and+could+see +where+others+had+dragged+themse lves+away.%22&gs_l=heirloom-serp.3...12198.16522.0.16774.2.1 . 1ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..2.0.0.ZI-pK1cCn40

    (2009)In Bandipur, one tiger was killed by a pack of wild dogs over a dispute on a prey.

    (2009)It was a pack of 18 Dholes! Just too big for an endangered species! We were extremely lucky to see them together; got a feel how dangerous the pack would be - when all of them hunt together. Our guide also told us that this was only the second time in his 9 years' career he has seen such a big pack. He told us an incident he had heard - a big pack of Dholes - 24 of them - attacked a tiger. The tiger fought bravely and was capable enough of kill 18 of them but the rest of the Dholes killed the tiger!!


    Ajai Kumar Reddy of Hyderabad,Every inch of the dead tiger and the dead dogs were eaten away by theremaining ones of the pack and the mangled remains lay scattered in an area offive hundred square yards. A tiger shows tremendous respect towards wild dogs
    and ...
    https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=%22Every+ inch+of+the+dead+tiger+and+the+d ead+dogs+were+eaten+away+by+the+ remaining%22&hl=en&sa=X&as_q=&sp ell=1&ei=bg11VdKYK8vAsAWqiIH4DA& ved=0CBEQBSgA


    The BNHS Journal has published that a pack of two dozen wild dogs successfully
    killed a tiger after a fierce fight and casualities ... Mr. Digveerendrasinhji of
    Vansda wrote that he witnessed five wild dogs on a buffalo killed by a tiger in
    1947 inhttps://www.google.com/search?tbm=bk...s+successfully+

    (2000) encounters with dangerous game, such as boars and tigers. There are many
    instances on record of wild dogs having tree'd both tigers and panthers, and one,
    of their having killed and partly eaten a tiger at Bandipore on the Mysore frontierhttps://www.google.com/search?q=%22having+killed+and+pa rtly+eaten+a+tiger+at+Bandipore+ on+the+Mysore+frontier%22&tbm=bk s&oq=%22having+killed+and+partly +eaten+a+tiger+at+Bandipore+on+t he+Mysore+frontier%22&gs_l=heirl oom-serp.3..30i10.50754.55380.0.5562 ...0...1ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..0.3.703.XsiJKJ4dajY


    In this way she was kept going continually, and I could see she was fast
    becoming spent All this time the dogs were making a tremendous noise, the
    reason for which I soon came to know, when, in a lull in the fray, I heard the
    whistling cry of... As far as they could gather, five dogs had been killed in thefinal battle, after which the victors had eaten the tigress, and even the greaterportions of
    https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=%22As+far +as+they+could+gather%2C+five+do gs+been+killed+in+the+final+batt le%2C+after+which+the+victors+ha d+eaten+the+tigress%22

    (1995) M. K. Ranjitsinh tiger conservationlist http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/people/...anjitsinh.html

    There have been reports of wild dogs having cornered a tiger and of even havingkilled and eaten it. I saw a tiger kill in Sagar that had been eaten by wild dogsand there are intances of tiger kills being appropriated by a pack of wild dogs ...https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=%22There+ have+been+reports+of+wild+dogs+h aving+cornered+a+tiger+and+of+ev en+having+killed+and+eaten+it%22 %22


    (specifically in medhya predesh)Cubs usually make their first kills by hamstringing or emasculating their victims. Tigers are occasionally killed by wild dogs.https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bk...killed+by+wild+


    (450 lb tiger named sundar escapes wild dog mauling) Sundar was a magnificent, powerful creature. His coat was ... tip of his tail.Because of Sundar's huge size, he had to eat great amounts of food. ... One time
    he was badly bitten by a pack of wild dogs that had tried to steal his kill. Another
    time ...https://www.google.com/search?q=%22badly+bitten+by+a+pa ck+of+wild+dogs+that+had+tried+t o+steal+his%22+450+tiger+&tbm=bk s&tbo=1&oq=%22badly+bitten+by+a+ pack+of+wild+dogs+that+had+tried +to+steal+his%22+450+tiger+&gs_l =heirloom-serp.3...18987.22128.0.22363.11. ..1ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..11.0.0.Xpl8iNB-CK4


    Clans of wild dogs have been known to kill the tiger and the sloth bear. Our studyconfirmed that they will kill full-grown wild pigs and leopards— a chewed skull
    and other bones of the latter predator were found in the nursery play area of a
    den ...https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=%22Clans+ of+wild+dogs+have+been+known+to+ kill+the+tiger+and+the+sloth%22

    Tigers may also be killed by packs of wild dogs according to Dunbar Brander, Connell and Anderson

    Wild dogs together compose thisfamily. They are ver much alike in appearance and habbit. They hunt inpacks and how formidable they are can be gauged from the fact thatoften a tiger is chased and at times even killed by them.


    One story is told of a Bengal tiger, which took refuge in a tree to escape a pack of dholes. The dogs laid siege to the tree, and when the tiger finally tired of his position and tried to escape by jumping down, the pack fell upon him, tore him to peices and ate him
    https://www.google.com/search?q=%22One+story+is+told+of +a+Bengal+tiger%22+peices&tbm=bk s&tbo=1&oq=%22One+story+is+told+ of+a+Bengal+tiger%22+peices&gs_l =heirloom-serp.3...61410.62847.0.63060.7.3 . 1ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..7.0.0.ibhCX8GXC1s


    Tigers also may be killed by wild dogs. Numerous cases of injuries from
    porcupine quills are mentioned, although in one instance a tiger of my
    acquaintance made deliberate feint attacks until he was able to grab the rodent
    by the head.https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=%22Tigers +also+may+be+killed+by+wild+dogs .+Numerous+cases%22


    An expert Anglo-Indian naturalist encountered evidence which he thought would have satisfied a court of law, which was to the effect that Red Dogs had attacked and killed a tigress who tried to defendhttps://www.google.com/search?q=satisfied+a+court+of+la w%2C+which+was+to+the+effect+tha t+Red+Dogs+had+attacked+and+kill ed+a+tigress+who+tried+to+defend +her+kill&tbm=bks&tbo=1&oq=satis fied+a+court+of+law%2C+which+was +to+the+effect+that+Red+Dogs+had +attacked+and+killed+a+tigress+w ho+tried+to+defend+her+kill&gs_l =heirloom-serp.3...9259.10744.0.11142.2.1. ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..2.0.0.l6B3XYaHN9M


    But how long will it be before the dogs goad him, with their snapping attacks from all angles, into bounding out too far from his tree, and allow them to ring him round and cut off his round and cut off his retreat? The dogs know that, sooner or later, he will do just this. Then, in a flash twenty
    dogs have ringed him, and making short rushes, all together, tighten the ring until the nearest dog is only four or five yards from the tiger. then, putting their heads on their paws, they settle down to wait for the tiger to make the next move. For another half-an-hour, perhaps, the tiger sits back quietly on his haunches, uttering only an occasional snarl. But after a while he begins to lose his temper and roar, shaking the ground with his thunderous Aa-ongh! Aa-ongh!, which is feared by every other animal in the jungle. Yet the only effect it has on the waiting dogs is to make a few prick up their ears. And now, in his fury, he begins to lash his tail from side to side: whereupon one of the younger dogs sneaks round the back of the tree and bites it. The tiger swings round, with a roar of anger, and another dog immediately leaps in and bites him behind the ear — though it is swept away writh a death blow to the ribs. Quiet again. The tiger back on his haunches. The ring of dogs waiting heads on paws, watching him intently. But the blood begins to trickle down his chest from the gash on his neck. Just for a second he hnvers his head to lick at the blood, and in
    that that second every single dog rushes and the tiger is covered with a seething red mass of
    dogstearing at him everywhere. Equally suddenly, all the dogs break off the engagement. Five more dogs are dead: but the tiger has been terribly mauled, with wounds all over his
    body, an eye torn out, and one fore-paw split right through. And now the pack changes its tactics. The remaining fourteen dogs rush the tiger again and again giving One dead tiger. Ten dead dogs, and five more disabled. One can only be thankful that such terrible killers are never numerous, despite the
    https://www.google.com/search?q=%22dogs+rush+the+tiger+ again+and+again+giving%22+One+de ad+tiger.&tbm=bks&tbo=1&oq=%22do gs+rush+the+tiger+again+and+agai n+giving%22+One+dead+tiger.&gs_l =heirloom-serp.3...3989.8771.0.14042.2.2.0 .



    witnessed a fight between a Tiger and wild dogs, in which the dogs were victorious although they suffered heavy loss...a Tiger had lately been attacked and its stomach torn out by wild dogshttps://www.google.com/search?tbm=bk...+the+dogs+were+


    (eyewitnesser)wild dogs tree'd leopard and killed tiger


    Once the remains of a dead tiger were found that had been killed by wild dogs and beside it were lying the dead bodies of three wild dogs that had been destroyed by the tiger before it died. As tigers are able to do so much harm to a pack https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Once+the+remains+of+ a+dead+tiger+were+found+that+had +been+killed+by+wild+dogs%22&tbm =bks&tbo=1


    Even buffaloes and tigers are said to have succumbed to an attack of a pack of wild dogs.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi...19061003.2.232


    irrefutable evidence a pack of wild dogs chased a tiger off its kill:
    https://books.google.com/books?id=4JlDAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA557&d q=%22wild+dogs%22+%22tiger%22+%2 2throat%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gkB1Vfb DJYGksAWJ2oCYCA&ved=0CCoQ6AEwBA# v=onepage&q=%22wild%20dogs%22%20 %22tiger%22%20%22throat%22&f=fal se


    Another case in which wild dogs are asserted to have killed a tiger is mentioned
    by Mr. Sterndale in ' Seonee ' and in his ' Natural History of Indian Mammaliahttps://books.google.com/books?id=NhZHAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA146&l pg=PA146&dq=%22dogs%22+%22killed +a+tiger%22&source=bl&ots=Ky77ap CeaS&sig=uFnlNiRvnNCtlaIjSpM6t8k g14E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=kvF0VdfrJo6Ky ASypYD4Dw&ved=0CDEQ6AEwBg#v=onep age&q=%22dogs%22%20%22killed%20a %20tiger%22&f=false


    In this case the remains of a tiger that had been
    devoured, were said to have been found together with three dead wild dogs.https://books.google.com/books?id=WsOgAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA3-PR12&dq=%22wild+dogs%22+%22tiger %22+%22throat%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=g kB1VfbDJYGksAWJ2oCYCA&ved=0CDQQ6 AEwBg#v=onepage&q=%22wild%20dogs %22%20%22tiger%22%20%22throat%22 &f=false


    It is universally believed by natives that the tiger is occasionally killed by packs of
    wild dogs (Cuon rutilans).
    https://books.google.com/books?id=sWILAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA275&d q=%22dogs%22+%22killed%22+%22tig ress%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=4AB1VZ-KOcGisAXMuIHYBQ&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAzg U#v=onepage&q=%22dogs%22%20%22ki lled%22%20%22tigress%22&f=false


    The tiger is often hunted down by the wild dogs of India
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    Colonel Barber found these dogs to be numerous on the Western Coast, and in the Balaghat district... They must be very formidable, as all animals are afraid of them. Frequently the remains of hogs and deer were brought to me which had been taken over-night by these wild dogs. The natives assert that they kill tigers and chetahs ; and there is no doubt of the fact.


    (sceptic was given a plausible answer in why/how wild dogs can kill tigers)hundred others would be at his throat, back, and sides, and he would sink under the multitude of his comparatively feeble enemies
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    Dammit, don't those dogs know how endangered tigers are?
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    Its a tough world...

    if not the whole three—must have been killed by wild dogs.

    They go about in large herds, and a tiger will rarely attack them openly, unless he can pick up a straggler. They are not infrequently killed by wild dogs, to whose depredations, also, the scarcity of sdmbar and deer generally may in many cases ...

    Cases have undoubtedly occurred of tiger being killed by the dogs. I was. informed of a case of this nature by my tracker some years back and his story was corroborated by others who were co-witnesses of the scene

    Packs of dholes (wild dogs) are also known to have killed tigers, although only after losing half their numbers during the tiger's savage defence.

    A wild ox or buffalo may gore a tiger; a pack of Indian wild dogs, or dholes, easily scare a tiger

    Another case in which wild dogs are asserted to have killed a tiger is mentioned by

    I was once gravely informed of a case of a pack of wild dogs having so treed a tiger ; while all were jumping up and bayin

    BNHS Journal has published that a pack of two dozen wild dogssuccessfully killed a tiger after a fierce fight and casualities of 12 wild dogs on the spot








    One tiger seen fending off a pack of 25 dogs, killed 12 before succumbing

    Attacking Tigers and Leopards A PACK 'of wild dogs

    Wild dogs have treed my runners as they came Into camp with my daily budget of papers: wild dogs have killed their tiger when the odds were fairly even

    WILD DOGS OF ASIA. Fierce Animals That Porioe and Kill Dears and Tigers

    wild dog, of India. Probably he Is the only creature of far Inferior size and strength that dares to chase and kill the terrible tiger or outfight the sharp-tusked boar

    A big pack of wild dog, anld to he to orwKu strong, appeared there and In a few month absolutely cleared ... Tho natives say that they will oven attack a tiger

    Packs of wild dog* (a dog about the siz* of a chowi have been known to kill tigers


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    the best chance of seeing the most feared predator in India, the wild red dog, packs of which have been known to kill tigers.

    tiger succeed in breaking in during the night, which seemed more than likely. ... have been even known to attack tigers,

    although this species has been known to attack tigers and leopards

    Dhole packs have been known to attack tigers and bears and to

    Several shikarees in the Canara Forest have told me, that jungle-dogs when assembled in large packs, frequently attack and tear tigers to pieces.

    soon after the arrival of a wild pack : and that occasionally they had known of tigers having been killed and devoured by wild dogs

    who hold no communication with each other—positively afiirm that the wild dogs attack and overcome tigers.

    At the same time, some of the accounts of wild dogs attacking tigers are singularlv circumstantial.

    the herd and attack the calves" and: "Panther and bear and even tigers have been attacked and killed by Wild Dogs".

    In the morning they came by chance upon the scattered bones of a Tiger recently killed, including one hind leg with a large piece of flesh adhering to it, and on the spot found three dead wild dogs ;

    Paxrnnas AND WILD Does. Panthers have been known to take men out of trees, and they take to trees when hunted by wild dogs.

    Packs of dholes, or wild dogs, sometimes kill a tiger, but only after losing half their numbers.

    neighbourhood, being aware of the enmity that exists between them and thetiger, for they kill tigers occasionally

    The same pack of dogs had cleared the whole valley of game, including three tigers

    known to hunt tigers

    These dogs are well known to hunt tigers, and cause them to seek safety by climbing trees — a most unusual

    The wild dog of India, the dhole, forms a pack with others of its kind, and they hunt tigers

    about him are conflicting. In Maharashtra I was told he was totally solitary, but in Nepal he is reputedly a family creature. In Madhya Pradesh he is sometimes eaten by wild dogs,

    Cases have undoubtedly occurred of tiger being killed by the dogs.

    are known to have taken on animals like the gaur and the buffalo, and records of tigers being killed by dholes also exis

    packs of these animals chase their victim which is finally exhausted and easily cornered.Even tigers have been killed by packs of wild dogs

    Tigers have been killed in single combat by elephants and buffaloes and gaur and wild boars, as well as by wild dogs hunting in packs,

    Panther and bear, even tigers have been attacked and killed by wild dogs"

    treed by dogs, and there are even said to have been occasions when tigers have been attacked and killed by large packs

    We were told that up near Sooring a tiger was killed within these few years by a pack of the wild dogs, here called Bhonsla

    Perry also gives a vivid description of a tiger cornered by a pack of wild dogs — the tiger was killed

    Tigers also may be killed by wild dogs. Numerous cases of

    Burton (1940) recounts a battle which ended in the death of the tiger and seven wild dogs and Connell (1940) of how a tiger died with 12 wild dogs. Johnsingh found the wild dog to utter a special scream as an alarm call when they came uponhttps://www.google.com/search?tbm=bk...and+Connell%22

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    Wild dogs > Tigers
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    Wild dogs make formidable foes, but it is doubtful whether a large pack will attack a tiger. It has been recorded however, that disputes over kills do occur." Two instances of wild dogs attacking tigers are recorded. In one, the tiger was mauled by the dogs, while in the second story, related by Connel, 22 dogs attacked a tiger over a kill. The ferocious dogs cared not for death, even after 12 of them lay dead and some were badly injured. They killed and ate the tiger.
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