The cub, which was just over a year old, was found dead by a patrolling party of the forest department in the beat No. 22 near Chattarpakhna village last evening, said Sandeep Agrawal, wildlife veterinarian, KTR.
"The exact cause of the cub's death will be known only after forensic examination of its body parts," Agrawal said. According to the 2014 tiger census report, the reserve, located in Mandla district, housed around 100 tigers.
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