Tigress at Pilikula Biological Park in Mangalore Dies After a Fight: Know What Happened

Tigress at Pilikula Biological Park in Mangalore Dies After a Fight: Know What Happened

A 15-year-old tigress, named Netravathi, at Pilikula Biological Park in Mangalore died on June 7. Director of the park H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, said that the tigress Netravathi was injured in a fight with a six-year-old tiger, named Reva, on June 4. Reva tried to mate with Netravathi, but the tigress attacked the tiger. Staff of the zoo managed to separate the two animals.

Later, the veterinary and scientific officials at the zoo were treating the tigress for her injuries. She was consuming water and food. But on June 7, she collapsed suddenly, and died around 9.45 a.m. Officials suspect that the tigress might have died of cardiac arrest. The exact reason will be known after the post-mortem. The park has eight tigers now.

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