Tigress gives birth to 5 cubs in Pench reserve in MP

In some great news for conservationists, a tigress has given birth to five cubs in Madhya Pradesh`s Pench Tiger Reserve where an elephant calf was also born.

Last Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 21:06 PM IST

Seoni: In some great news for
conservationists, a tigress has given birth to five cubs in
Madhya Pradesh`s Pench Tiger Reserve where an elephant calf
was also born.

The atmosphere in the tiger reserve is filled with joy
and tourists are being greeted with the news of newborn, park
officials told reporters today.

The cubs were born in the Alikatta Range while
Saraswati gave birth to the elephant calf weighing nearly 100
kg, they said.

The park officials along with the veterinarians are
taking care of cubs and the calf.

All arrangements have been made for security of the
newborns in the reserve, the officials said adding earlier,
before the rainy season, a tigress had given a birth to a cub
in the national park.

PTI