Tiger cub found dead in Pench Reserve

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 22:48

Seoni (MP): An 11-month-old tiger cub was found dead in Pench Tiger Reserve near here on Monday.
The carcass of the cub was spotted near a pond by the forest staff assigned to Karmajhiri beat, Director of Pench Tiger Reserve, Alok Kumar, told reporters.

The cub had injury marks on the neck and back and the forest staff conducted the post-mortem of the animal, he said.

Prima facie it appears that a tiger might have tried to kill the cub, they said, adding that its viscera and other body parts were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory at Sagar for further investigation.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 22:48

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