Nuapada: A deer was found dead in a small village reserve forest near Dohelpada under Komna polie station in Nuapada district today. Locals spotted the carcass of the animal today and informed the forest officials.
A team of forest officials reached the spot and sent the carcass for post-mortem.
The reason of the death is still unclear. Forest officials suspect that the deer might die due to attack by poachers.
The animal is suspected to have intruded into the village area from Sunabeda sanctuary.