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Tiger carcass in Sunderbans creek

It was sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of the death
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Snehal Sengupta   |   Calcutta   |   Published 27.02.21, 03:20 AM

The carcass of an adult tigress was found floating on the waters of a narrow creek in Khanakali, between Pirkhali 4 and Pirkhali 5 range, in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve on Friday, a forest department official said.

The carcass was spotted by a patrol team on a mechanised boat.

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“We have sent the body for post mortem to ascertain the cause of the death. It is an adult tigress and was found floating on the waters of a creek,” said Tapas Das, the field director of the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve.



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