Carcasses Of 17 Peacocks Found Dead In Rajasthan


Jaipur: Carcasses of 17 peacocks were found in Tonk district late last night, with police suspecting that they were fed poisonous food.

Police said they had received information that a few birds had been found dead in mysterious circumstances in Todaraisingh area.

A police team along with forest officials reached the spot and found the carcasses.

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Forest officials have found food items laced with poison at the site. The exact cause of death will only be known after a post mortem, police said.

Forest department has registered a case against unidentified persons and further investigation is on.

Tonk is 85 km from here.