Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Tiger death in Corbett Tiger Reserve on January 05, 2010
A 3-yr old male tiger was found dead on January 05, 2010 in Dhikala chaud (grassland) of Corbett Tiger Reserve. The post-mortem was conducted by forest department vets in presence of the Director and the Deputy Director of Corbett Tiger Reserve, The Corbett Foundation personnel and media. The tiger had died due to a fi...ght with another tiger. Injury marks were visible around the neck and breast region of the carcass. The puncture marks made by the canines of another tiger were also visible on the lungs and heart of the victim. All body parts and internal organs were intact. The carcass was burnt after the post-mortem.