Thursday, 24 January 2019

NEWSLINK: Tiger kills and eats tigress' body at Kanha National Park

Wildlife officials are still attempting to figure out what might have led to brutal infighting between tigers at the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The matter came to light when a patrol team discovered the scattered carcass of a tigress at Mundidadar prompting them to probe her death. While some animals attack and eat their own, this sort of behaviour is extremely rare in tigers. In fact, Kanha's field director K Krishnamurthy told Times of India that that animal the got killed seems to be a tigress, adding that the cannibal is a tiger. While asserting that the fight is most likely to be a territorial fight, Krishnamurthy said that the incident falls in the 'rarest of rare' categories.

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