Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve : Female Tiger Cub Found Dead
A seven-month-old female tiger cub was found dead under suspicious circumstances at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
- Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh.
- It is spread over the Vindhya hills.
- Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968 and then became Tiger Reserve in 1993.
- It is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers.
- The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India as well as in the world.
- The vegetation of Bandhavgarh is specially filled with Sal forestin the valleys, and Bamboo stretches on the lower slopes of the region.
- The important prey species consists of chital, sambhar, barking deer, nilgai, chinkara, wild pig, chowsingha, langur and rhesus macaque.
- Dependent upon them are the major predators like tiger, leopard, wild dog, wolf and jackal.