Nine-year-old Tigress killed by Indian gaur in Bandipur Tiger Reserve

11:45 AM Jun 17, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The forest department officials informed that a tigress aged around nine years was found dead in Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka.


According to forest department officials, an examination of the carcass indicated that the tigress was badly injured in a fight with Indian Gaur.

“The post-mortem examination of the carcass also indicated the presence of wounds likely to have been inflicted by a gaur,” officials added.

The carcass was incinerated as per the National Tiger Conservation Authority protocol.


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