A tigress was found dead in the jungles of Kaladhungi Range in Ramnagar forest division near the Jim Corbett National park, an official said on Sunday.

The carcass of the tigress, aged between 6 and 8 years, was noticed by forest guards on Saturday evening during patrolling, said Ravindra Juyal, the Divisional Forest Officer of Ramnagar.

The post mortem revealed that the tigress died a natural death some ten days ago.