Tigress found dead in Periyar Reserve

K.S. Sudhi KOCHI: A tigress of the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) was found dead near Anchuruli. The immediate cause of the death of the six-year-old has been confirmed to be starvation. The post-mortem examination found that the animal had suffered a blow on its abdomen leading to muscle rupture and subsequent immobility and starvation, said veterinary experts.