Royal Bengal Tiger killed, elephant injured in Kaziranga

Dec 02, 2013, 15:10 IST | PTI

A Royal Bengal Tiger was killed and an elephant seriously injured in two separate incidents of infighting in two ranges of Assam's Kaziranga National Park

The carcass of the tiger was found in Normara beel in Kohora range of the Park last night by patrolling Park personnel and was suspected to have died due to infighting among the species, Park officials said today.

In another incident of suspected infighting, an elephant was seriously injured in Bagori range of the Park and was found by patrolling forest officials today.

A team of veterinarians have rushed to the spot to attend to the injured elephant. This is the third incident of infighting among elephants since November 23 with two pachyderms being killed so far, sources added.

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