Guwahati: In a suspected case of poisoning, an adult female tiger was found dead in the Kaziranga ‘s Sildubi area on Tuesday. Preliminary investigation reveals that, the tiger might have been poisoned.
The tiger was found near a small village next to a half-eaten carcass of a cow. A forest department source said that the tiger might be between the age of four-five years.
The forest officials have collected samples of the cow carcass as well for investigating the matter. Officials said that the tiger had vomited before dying and that increases the chance of him being poisoned.