Sunday, 31 May 2015
NEWSLINK: Leopard falls into trap set up at Mulliarkurissi
A leopard that caused scare among the people of Mulliarkurissi, near Perinthalmanna, in Keezhattur panchayat fell into a trap set by the Forest officials on Friday. The four-year-old male leopard, weighing 150 kg, was trapped around 4 a.m.
The Forest authorities had set a trap on Thursday after two calves were found killed. The officers confirmed the presence of a leopard and set the trap. A huge crowd gathered at Mulliarkurissi to see the leopard. Forest officers said they faced difficulties in shifting the leopard to the Divisional Forest Office at Nilambur. The leopard was given a bath and food. Forest authorities said they would release the big cat either in the Parambikkulam or the Muthanga wildlife reserve in the night.