Monday’s statement by Union Minister Bhupender Yodav stated that Collarwali, a famous tigress from Madhya Pradesh’s Pench Tiger Reserve, died on Saturday. Her contribution to the restoration of the ecological balance and the improvement of the tiger population in India will be forever remembered.
T15, the 17-year old tigress, earned the title of’supermom’’ after giving birth to 29 cubs in eight litters in 11 years.
“Collarwali,” the legendary tigress of Madhya Pradesh’s Pench Tiger Reserve, who many affectionally called Super Mom, will be missed,” the environment and forest minister stated in a tweet.
He said, “Her contribution in restoring the ecological balance through improving the tiger population of India will be forever remembered,”.
According to the Pench Tiger Reserve. ‘Collarwali’ died at the Karmajhiri range in the reserve on Saturday, due to old age. For the past week, a team of foresters has been monitoring the health of the big cat. Pench Tiger Reserve visitors last saw the tigress on January 14. She looked very frail from old age. Experts estimate that a tiger’s average age is around 12 years.
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