Two Royal Bengal Tigers Found Dead in Sundarbans’ Canning Reserve

Two Royal Bengal tigers found dead on two consecutive days in a Sundarbans tiger reserve. 

Published31 Jul 2015, 10:46 AM IST
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Two tiger carcasses were recovered on two consecutive days in one of the Sundarbans’ tiger reserves, forest department officials said.

The first carcass was recovered at a place in Jhila jungle under Bagna range office, while another tiger was found dead this morning at a spot very close to where the first tiger was found.

In both the cases, fishermen noticed the carcasses and informed the Bagna range office, the officials said.

According to preliminary report, in the first case, the fully grown male tiger died of natural causes. However, details of the second one were not available.

The officials said they were baffled by the fact that two carcasses were found at almost the same spot and added this has to be investigated.

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