Three Tiger Cubs Die in Uttarakhand in Two Days

Three tiger cubs have died in different parts of Uttarakhand in the last two days. The death toll for this year stands at 17, whereas only 7 cubs died last year. Bodies of a male and female cub were found on Tuesday in the Kilpura range of the terai east forest division. Another female cub was found dead in the Dhela range of Corbett Tiger Reserve on Wednesday night. Forest department officials believe that the cubs may have been separated from their mother and succumbed to the cold. The Chief Wildlife Warden is waiting for the post-mortem report.

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