Tiger found dead in forest adjoining Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, dead body recovered after a week

Tiger found dead in forest adjoining Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, dead body recovered after a week

Raipur: A tiger was found dead in the forest of adjoining Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Bilaspur district. 

The dead body of animal was found by the forest staff during patrolling. This incident caused a stir from Bilaspur to Raipur headquarters. However, the reason for death is still unknown.

Officials said that it is being suspected that the tiger died a week ago and further investigations are underway. The department officials came to know about the incident after receiving information from the locals.

Currently, it is not clear in the preliminary investigation whether the cub is male or female. Its age is being told about one to one and half years, said the officials.