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Elephant and tiger found dead in Nagarahole

A tiger cub and an elephant were found dead near Kerala border under Nagarahole National Park limits on Friday.

The dead tiger is said to be a four-month old cub, suspected to have been separated from its mother, was found dead near Kuduresathanahalla. An elephant carcass was also found in the vicinity. Conservator of Forests (CoF) Manikantan said, “The carcass were partially eaten by other animals, the reason for the death could not be ascertained and the samples have been sent for test.

Veterinarian Dr Umashankar conducted the post-mortem. ACF Belliappa, RFO Vinay Kumar and others were present.

 

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