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A woman walks along the elevated path bordering the coastline and the village in Gosaba island, Sundarban, West Bengal, India, on 18th January, 2012. Tigers have been known to swim, sometimes underwater, from the sanctuary (as seen on the horizon) to the village to hunt humans. A successful Royal Bengal tiger breeding program has increased their numbers but decreased the number of husbands. There are now an estimated 3,000 widows in the villages where their husbands, have been killed by tigers. Photo by Suzanne Lee for The National (online byline: Photo by Szu for The National)