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Injured tigress dies in MP's Van Vihar National Park

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

An injured tigress, brought to National Park here from Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR), died today during treatment, an said.

The big cat was brought to in June last year from BTR, a said, adding that it was found in the Khatoli range of BTR with severe injuries around the neck.

The tigress was being treated in the indoor ward of the located in Van Vihar, with officials stating that its condition was improving as a six-inch deep wound in the neck was healing.

However the tigress' condition started deteriorating from February 4 and it had stopped consuming since then, an said.

The official informed that the possible reason for death could be "renal disinfection leading to toxemia and respiratory failure.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:50 IST