CHITWAN, April 22: A rare spotted tiger has been found dead along the Rapti riverbank in Sauraha.
The mature tiger was found with neck injuries in the Rapti riverbank at the fringes of the Chitwan National Park (CNP), Information Official and Assistant Conservationist Nurendra Aryal shared.
Authorities believe the tiger could have died in an encounter with another tiger last night. Local resident, Sita Gurau informed the CNP officials after spotting the tiger in the morning while she was foraging for fodder.
With the latest death, the number of dead tigers in Chitwan in the last two months has climbed to four. Ratnanagar – based Tiger Conservation Sub Committee Coordinator Jitu Tamang said the tiger could have died in an encounter with another tiger. RSS