A two-year-old tigress was found dead near Talgaon village under Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
The tigress' body was found on Friday by a team of forest officials who were monitoring wild cats in the reserve, official sources said in Bhopal on Saturday.
The team had radio collared the tigress some months back and named it as P 214, they said.
There were no external injury marks on the body, the sources said adding the cause of the death was not known yet.
The post-mortem of the tigress would be conducted later on Saturday.