2-Year-Old Tiger Found Hanging in Panna Tiger Reserve

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  • Two year old tiger found hanging in Panna Tiger reserve.
  • Forest officials launch probe.
  • The Panna tiger Reserve is home to 15-32 tigers.

PANNA: The body of a 2-year-old tiger was found hanging from a tree in the Panna Tiger reserve in MP on Wednesday an official said.

Sources report the officials were alerted about the male tiger hanging in the Vikramour forest on Tuesday night following which officials reached the spot early morning and discovered the animal being hanged using a clutch wire. Officials investigating the case suspect the tiger was accidentally caught in the trap which led to death due to strangulation.

A preliminary investigation is underway. A dog squad from Satna has been engaged in tracing out details of the incident.  Sanjeev Jha, a senior forest conservation official, stated that information about the incident is being gathered from locals.

The Panna Tiger reserve is home to 15 to 32 tigers in Vindhyan Hills. Spread across 3500 sqm, this forest covers almost 13 villages.

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