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Madhya Pradesh: Tigress found dead with injuries in Raisen district

Talking to PTI, Madhya Pradesh principal chief conservator of forest (Wildlife) J S Chauhan confirmed the feline’s death and said a photograph of the carcass showed injury marks.

Madhya Pradesh: Tigress found dead with injuries in Raisen district
According to the forest department, the carcass of a tigress, aged around five years, was found in Garhi forest range on Thursday. (File/PTI)

A tigress was found dead with injury marks in a forest of Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district, a forest official said on Saturday.

According to the forest department, the carcass of a tigress, aged around five years, was found in Garhi forest range on Thursday.

Talking to PTI, Madhya Pradesh principal chief conservator of forest (Wildlife) J S Chauhan confirmed the feline’s death and said a photograph of the carcass showed injury marks.

The post-mortem report will reveal the exact cause of death, he said.

Asked about the involvement of poachers, Chauhan said, “We have received preliminary information. We are waiting for a detailed report of post-mortem.” The carcass was disposed of in keeping with the guidelines of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), it was stated. 

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First published on: 26-11-2022 at 04:48:09 pm