Tuesday, 19 November 2019

NEWSLINK: 1 year on, leopard keeps returning to defunct rubber factory

More than a year after a sub adult tiger took refuge in an abandoned rubber factory, 18 km from Bareilly city, a leopard’s presence has been confirmed by forest officials here. Recently, fresh pugmarks were found in the factory premises.

According to forest department sources, the big cat has been spotted several times in the area, including the rubber factory and neighbouring villages near Shankha river, in Meerganj. It has been there for over a year now but has never harmed any human. As the area is a non-big cat zone, it is believed that it lost its way and has settled in the area.

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