Tiger cub found dead in Kanha Reserve
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Last Updated: Sunday, June 06, 2010, 22:43
  
Bhopal: A female tiger cub was found dead today in Sondar area of Kanha Tiger Reserve in eastern Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

"A forest guard experienced a foul smell from the forest area. He searched and found the dead cub, possibly 22-day-old, in the Kisli range of the Reserve," the Park's Officiating Field Director, A K Nagar said.

He said a cut has been found near the stomach of the cub, and it appears that some carnivorous might have killed it yesterday.

The post-mortem had been conducted according to the guidelines of the National Tiger Conservation Authority, Nagar said, adding the autopsy report was awaited.

"We have collected the viscera of the cub for forensic test," he said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, June 06, 2010, 22:43


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