Poachers kill tigress with GPS collar in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: Poachers killed yet another tigress – fourth in the last two years – with an electric trap at the buffer zone of Bandgavgarh National Park (BNP) in Umeria district of Madhya Pradesh late on Sunday night.
Carcass of adult tigress – BT2- was found near Khitoli range by the patrolling squad at 8.30 am, said sources. Its GPS radio collar, nail and tooth’s were reported missing.
This tigress was electrocuted by trap laid through a 11 KV line by poachers near barruah nullah, said sources.
Carcass has been preserved in a deep freezer. Post-mortem would be conducted as per National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) protocol.
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