Udupi, Dec 18, 2015: In a shocking incident that took place this week, a leopard killed and ate a dog in broad day light at Badagubettu Alambi in Udupi Taluk.
The dog was a pet to Gopal Acharya resident in a hilly area behind Badagabettu Gram Panchayth office.
At about 3.45 pm in the after noon, the residents noticed the leopard eating the dog, but soon as the leopard had a glimpse of humans around it ran away. However, a little later, it came back to continue it’s feast on the carcass.
A few days ago, a similar incident was reported of a leopard killing a dog at night in the vicinity of Parkala.
Though recently the forest department officials caught a leopard, the attack by leopards has created panic among people. Social worker Ganeshraj Saralebettu informed that they suspect there could be two or three leopards roaming around Badagubettu area.