Tigress found dead in Bandhavgarh Reserve

Bhopal: A four-year-old tigress was found dead in its enclosure at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, forest officials said today.

The tigress had been fed on Friday evening but when officials visited the enclosure on Saturday, they found the wild cat dead.

The carcass was sent for postmortem, they said.

Earlier, a tigress was found dead in the Tala range of the reserve on May 11. The feline was apparently killed in a turf fight, forest sources had said.