Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- The Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM) is building 10-foot high metal fences to ensure the two cubs of tigress T-1, or Avni, do not leave the habitat they are in, near the Pandarkwada forest.

The forest department has been searching for the 11-monthold cubs, a male and a female, since November 2, when Avni, an alleged maneater, was shot and killed.

According to the department, tiger cubs need their mother's care for up to 18 months, which means Avni's cubs are too young to fend for themselves in the wild. The cubs were first spotted on November 15, after the department captured them on camera traps. The FDCM said the cubs' movement is restricted within a 4-km radius near Loni village in Yavatmal's Raleg...