Chandrapur, Jun 24 (PTI) The tiger found dead in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Tuesday had been killed in a territorial fight with another big cat, a senior Forest department official said on Wednesday.
The carcass of the tiger was found in a dry nullah in Khusra (Navegaon) forest in the district.
'The full-grown big cat was killed in a territorial fight with another tiger,' said S V Ramarao, Chief Conservator of Forest, Chandrapur, who holds additional charge of Gadchiroli circle.
The carcass bore many scratch marks and deep injuries caused by canine bite, he said. PTI CORR NSK NSK