Nagpur/Pench: An Adult leopard was found dead on Pench river bedin Pench Tiger Reserve by the patrolling staff, on Thursday evening.
Amlendu Pathak, Deputy Director, Pench Tiger Reserve, said that the carcass of a leopard was found in compartment no. 546 of East Pench Range whenstaff of South Fulzari beat was on patrolling duty.
Range Forest Officers along with staff immediately reached the spot and secured it for evidence collection.
Primafacie the reason of death seems to be territorial fight. Puncture wounds and laceration marks were visible on neck and head portion.
Body parts werefound intact.The body was lying there forthe last 5/6 days.