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B2 the legendary tiger who dominated bandhavgarh forest for more than a decade is Dead. He was found injured most probably by some tiger near ghunghuti area, chauri village in shahdol district which is far from bandhavgarh. The forest dept it seems tried saving him by giving treatment, unfortunately his time had come. He may have gone so far away due to the ever present danger of the new male in bandhavgarh who in recent times on many occasions tried to confront B2. It is possible he was confronted by new male or by some other tiger of the area where he was found. He was around 15+ which is a good age for a wild tiger. Seeing B2 I have found that tigers are also social and not solitary. I have seen him live & eat with his family including sub-adult cubs. He fathered many tigers of bandhavgarh including the current dominant male tiger called Bamera or New male. He was a tiger who was fortunate to have lived wild in the good times of bandhavgarh unlike many others who ended being poached or put behind cages.