Autopsy revealed that it was a "sub-adult" (about one and a half years old) tigress, he said.
"She might have died two days before as the carcass had started to decompose. She died due to strangulation after getting caught in the wire-snare trap set for herbivores (such as deer or wild boars) in the core zone of TATR," he said.
Probe was on to identify and arrest the poachers, he said.
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