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Leopardess trapped in Udupi and freed in Kuduremukha National Park

Leopardess trapped in Udupi and freed in Kuduremukha National Park

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, July 30,2016: As per reports, officials of the Forest Department rescued a four-year-old leopardess from Athrady village near Hiriyadka, Udupi.

Villagers had complained of sighting  the animal; they also noticed that many dogs from the area were missing. Finally, the forest officials set up a cage. It is said that the cage had two compartments: one small and the other a big one. A dog was also kept in the cage to attract the big cat.

Leopardess trapped in Udupi

A forest officer received a call the next day early morning saying that the animal had been caught.  A vet examined the animals and declared it fit and healthy and added that it was about four-years-old.

The big cat was later released in the Kuduremukha National Park.  The officer added that a few days back they rescued a 15-day-old leopard cub from a shrubby area and it was sent to Pilikula Nisargadhama. All is well that ends well.

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Ahmed Mohammed, Banaglore Sat, July-30-2016, 12:50
Forest are destroyed to the maximum and the animals roam about hunting from the prey. We are the cause for it and run away seeing them with fear that they will eat us.
Santhosh Kunder, Surathkal Fri, July-29-2016, 11:54
Destruction of forest has made the wild animals homeless. That is why it is seen in the city.
Namith Shetty, Panambur Fri, July-29-2016, 11:47
May be it came in search of leopard which had come to Udupi
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