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Tiger found dead in Kanha Reserve

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 18:02

Mandla (MP): A tiger was found dead today in Kisli range of Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, a senior forest official said.

On information that a wild cat was lying dead near the Magarnala area, forest officials rushed to the spot and found the carcass of a male tiger, Kanha Tiger Reserve`s Field Director J S Chouhan said.

The cause behind the death of the tiger is not yet known, he said.

Veterinary experts were called from Jabalpur to carry out the post-mortem of the big cat and to ascertain the cause.

In a separate incident in Kanha Reserve`s buffer zone, a tiger injured a person rearing his domestic animals yesterday in Narangi village area.

When Ghanshyam Yadav was attacked by the tiger, the grazing herd began running helter-skelter and the tiger escaped from the spot, forest sources said.
Yadav was admitted to Jabalpur Medical College for treatment.

First Published: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 18:02

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