15 personnel from the Dungun and Kemaman branches of Perhilitan rescued him at 11.30am on 22 February and then transferred him to the National Wildlife Rescue Centre in Perak for treatment.
Initially, ‘Awang Rasau’ showed positive developments.
His appetite increased with him being able to lift his head and change body position.
The tiger had been shot several times before, too. The old wounds were said to be not serious.