Wednesday, 3 May 2017

NEWSLINK: Tiger cub rescued from Corbett dies, 8th big cat death this year

A four-and-a-half-month-old tiger cub died after being rescued from the Corbett Tiger Reserve on Monday. The cub which had been abandoned by its mother was found injured and was rescued by the forest officials from Kota forest range in Ramnagar to provide medical attention. Postmortem reports suggested that the big cat, around 8 yrs old, died after being involved in a fight with another animal. Another tiger was found dead on January 19 and reason was cited as territorial fighting by the forest department. The body has been cremated following the guidelines of National Tiger Conservation Authority .


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