Assam: Dead Body Of Royal Bengal Tiger Spotted In Orang National Park
The Royal Bengal tiger has died due to health deterioration because of old age, states DFO, Mangaldoi.
GUWAHATI: A Royal Bengal tiger was found dead in Assam's Orang National Park on 2nd of February, Thursday. The carcass was spotted lying near the Bhabapur camp inside the Park's premises.
DFO of Mangaldoi wildlife department, Pradipta Baruah informed that, the Royal Bengal tiger has died due to health deterioration because of old age. The forest officials transferred the news to the higher officials immediately for further process.
The DFO stated that, the tiger died due to natural cause. "Immediately we along with the veterinary team rushed to the spot for post-mortem. We suspect that the tiger died due to old-age-related issues. It's a natural death," the DFO added.
A team of vets arrived at the spot and has sent the body for an autopsy, he added. Later, the body was disposed as per rules set under the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).
A similar incident took place on 2022 October, where a one horned rhino was found dead inside the premises of the national park due to old age. The dead body was spotted near pisolamukh forest division.
A few days back an elephant was found dead in the Dipor Bil area of Guwahati. Following a tiny pause, one more jumbo death has been reported in the area. Dead body of a matured female elephant has been spotted in the outskirts on 31st of January, Tuesday.
It is worth mentioning here that, a three year old baby elephant died in the same place a few days ago. Later after the incident, the female jumbo wandered around the area. However, the case takes a turn after local people claimed that, despite the fact that the elephant was unwell, concerned forest authorities laid back in the situation and the elephant died due to absence of medical attention.
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