Dead tiger

Tiger cub’s body found; tigress succumbs to injuries in Maharashtra


The half-eaten body of a tiger cub was found in Karhandla jungle, some 50 km from Nagpur, of Umred Paoni Karhandla sanctuary on Sunday evening while one of the cubs of Avni, the tigress from Yavatmal that was shot dead in 2018, succumbed to its injuries in Pench on Sunday morning.

According to reports, a forest guard found the half-eaten body of the cub during a routine patrolling in the Karhandla jungle. Divisional forest officer (wildlife), Bor Sanctuary, and other senior officials rushed to the spot. As per the Standard Operating Procedure of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), the spot was sealed and a panchanama was conducted.

The complete article was published by the Hindustan Times on March 15, 2021.