Tiger Killed In Territorial Fight In Maharashtra Forest: Official

The carcass of the tiger had many scratch marks and deep injuries caused by canine bite, a senior forest official said.

Tiger Killed In Territorial Fight In Maharashtra Forest: Official

The tiger was killed in a territorial fight with another tiger, an official said (Representational)

Chandrapur:

The tiger found dead in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Tuesday had been killed in a territorial fight with another big cat, a senior Forest department official said today.

The carcass of the tiger was found in a forest in the district.

"The full-grown big cat was killed in a territorial fight with another tiger," said SV Ramarao, Chief Conservator of Forest, Chandrapur, who holds additional charge of Gadchiroli circle.

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The carcass had many scratch marks and deep injuries caused by canine bite, he said.