The News Scroll 21 May 2020  Last Updated at 8:24 pm | Source: PTI

MP: Tiger cub found dead at Pench reserve

MP: Tiger cub found dead at Pench reserve
Seoni (MP), May 21 (PTI) A tiger cub was found dead at Ghatkohka buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh''s Seoni district on Thursday, a forest official said.

A forest patrolling party spotted the carcass of a six-month-old female tiger cub at Tikadi under Ghatkohka buffer zone on Thursday morning, PTR''s field director Vikram Singh Parihar said.

The cub might have died in a fight with an adult tiger active in this area, he said, adding that the animal''s respiratory tract had been broken.

Viscera of the cub was sent to a forensic laboratory for testing, while the carcass was disposed of as per directives of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), he said. PTI COR ADU ARU ARU

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