Moodbidri, June 17, 2020: A bison which seemingly looked ill was spotted near the Kallabettu Gantalkatte Church on June 16, Tuesday night.
The same animal was first seen in Karinjeguttu area of Karinje village on Tuesday. After locals informed the forest officials, an intense search was launched for the animal but in vain. However, when it was seen near the church it looked ill with its protruding longue. The Forest Department later rescued it and have provided treatment to the animal. Forest officials said the bison would be released to the forest once it recovers.