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Tigress and her two cubs found dead in Chimur Forest area of Chandrapur

By Rajan Nath -- July 08, 2019 12:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

In a major incident, a tigress and her two cubs have been found dead in under the range of Chimur forest in Chandrapur district, here on Monday. The cubs are said to nearly a year old. The three bodies were found by the locals at three different places near a village Metepur which falls under the Shankapur round. RFO Bhavik Chiwande stated that the cause of death is still uncertain. As per sources, a couple of villagers went to collect Jamun fruit from the tree located near Nullah when they saw the bodies.

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The locals informed the local NGO Tarun Paryawaranwadi Mandal who later informed the forest officials. Bhavik Chiwande claimed that the bodies of tigress and cubs are fresh and all the body parts of the three tigers are intact. Also, Chiwande said there have been no visuals of poisoning, but the exact cause will only be confirmed after the post mortem report will come.

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Likewise, the senior officials from the circle of Chandrapur Forest circle have rushed to the spot after receiving information. The post-mortem will be carried out later on Monday.
Meanwhile, a large number of group of villagers have rushed to the spot to take a look at the deceased tiger family.

-PTC News