Mandla (MP), Apr 7 (PTI) A tiger was found dead in the world famous Kanha Tiger Reserve near here in Madhya Pradesh, an official said today.

The striped animal, aged three, was possibly killed during a fight with another tiger, the reserve s veterinarian, Sandeep Agrawal, said.

Its carcass was found in the Pipardarra Beat area of the reserve, nestled in the Maikal range of Satpuras, last evening, he said.

A post-mortem examination revealed the wild animal’s breathing pipe had got punctured, leading to its death, said Agrawal.

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