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Tigress and cubs poisoned in the Tadoba buffer area

Mahua flower collectors poison tigress, her cubs near Tadoba, 3 arrested.   After the carcasses of three tigers were found in a span of five days (June 10-14) in the buffer area of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Chandrapur, the forest department on Wednesday arrested three people that confessed to poisoning the big cats.  Meanwhile, the forest department suspects there could be a third cub of the tigress, which may have also died. “We were informed that the mother had three cubs. We have not been able to find the third cub’s body yet but search operations are underway across the buffer area at the moment,” said Nitin Kakodkar, principal chief conservator of forest (wildlife). See link below to read more on this sad report.