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Moodbidri : Baby monkey found dead inside water drum at Kallamundkur

Moodbidri : Baby monkey found dead inside water drum at Kallamundkur

Mangalore Today News Network

Moodbidri, Jan 24, 2019: A baby monkey has been found dead inside a water drum in Neerude  Ballalabail area of Kallamundkur village on January 24, Wednesday.


It is said the drum was in the vicinity  of the residence of  Krishnappa Shettigar of Ballalabail who had passed away  ten days ago. As Shettigar was leading a solitary life there was no on in his house following his death and the dead monkey did not come to the notice of anyone.

It was only when foul smell began emanating from the area that locals  went around  and eventually found the baby monkey dead  and its body in a decomposed state.

Kallamundkur PDO Uggappa Moolya, in-charge medical officer of the local primary health centre Dr Naseeba, veterinarian  Dr Mahesh and others rushed to the spot along  with forest officials. Later, an autopsy was conducted and health officials have clarified that   no ticks were in the area where the monkey was found dead. They also opined that this might have been an accidental death and there was no need for any panic regarding Kyasanoor Forest disease as  no one has  developed any  symptoms of the disease in the taluk.

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Banumathi, puttur Wed, January-23-2019, 11:44
The Government has take the this task seriously , why the monkeys are dying.
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