Tiger dies under suspicious circumstances in Birsinghpur Pali range

  • Tigers decreasing — Panna Tiger Reserve will remain closed till 30 September

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
A five-year-old male tiger died under suspicious circumstances in Mangthar beat of Birsinghpur Pali range of Umaria. According to the forest department, information was received about the body of a male tiger being found in Ghata Tola of Sundar Dadar, compartment-555 of Mangthar beat of Pali range. The spot was visited and information was given to the higher officials.

Due to the delay and the team of doctors not being able to reach, a team of forest department has been deployed near the dead tiger.

SDO Forest Digendra Singh said that a three-member team of doctors from Jabalpur and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve will reach and do the postmortem of the dead tiger, only then the exact cause of death will be known. However, prima facie it seems to be a fight between two tigers.

All the body parts of the dead tiger are present. After postmortem, his last rites will be performed in the presence of competent officials.

Income of more than six crores

Panna Tiger Reserve’s field director Anjana Suchita Tirkey said that for the first time in the history of Panna Tiger Reserve, more than two lakh domestic and foreign tourists have visited here. Due to this, the Panna Tiger Reserve management has received an income of more than six crore rupees, which is the highest income received so far. Tirkey said that this time tourists saw tigers with their children in the Tiger Reserve, which was a very thrilling experience. Domestic and foreign tourists thoroughly enjoyed the antics of these tigers and their children. Tigress P-652 and her cubs from the Hinuta Gate of Panna Tiger Reserve and Tigress P-151 and her four cubs at the Mandla Gate were the center of attraction for the tourists.

She said that this time despite the rising temperature of 47 degrees, the tickets of the Tiger Reserve were full. Tourists also kept coming. The credit for all this goes to the growing tiger family and their clan and the successful management of the Tiger Reserve. Due to rain, Panna Tiger Reserve has been closed for tourists till 30 September.

Will remain closed till 30 September

Panna Tiger Reserve is known for the increasing number of tigers in the country and the world. Tourists coming to Panna Tiger Reserve can easily see tigers, this is the reason why along with the country, the number of foreign tourists is also increasing in Panna Tiger Reserve. But this time Panna Tiger Reserve will remain closed till 30 September.

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