Chandrapur, July 8: A tigress and its two cubs were found dead in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Monday morning, an official said.
The carcasses were found near a drain in Metepur village under the Chimur forest range, Chief Conservator of Forest S V Ramarao said. Endangered Sumatran Tiger Killed by Indonesian Villagers Fearing it to be a Supernatural 'Shapeshifter'.
Maharashtra: Tigress and her two cubs found dead in Chimur Forest area of Chandrapur. pic.twitter.com/x7Lzz53O1u
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An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of death, he said. The Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, which is home to a number of striped animals, is located in Chandrapur district, which is around 680 km from Mumbai.