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Tigress found dead in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore

A tigress has been found dead in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district, officials said.

india Updated: Jun 25, 2016 22:55 IST
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The carcass was sent for post-mortem, said the official, adding that there are no injury marks and also primary evidence does not suggest poisoning. (AP)


A tigress has been found dead at Ranthambore reserve in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district, officials said.

“The body of T-11, who is around 11-years-old, was located by one of the forest guard today (Saturday morning) in Talda forest area of the reserve,” a forest department official told IANS.Sawai Madhopur is over 170 km from Jaipur.

The carcass was sent for post-mortem, said the official, adding that there are no injury marks and also primary evidence does not suggest poisoning.

There are over 58 tigers including cubs in Ranthambore as of now.

First Published: Jun 25, 2016 22:55 IST