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Leopard sighted, people worried

People of Gowrishankara Nagar, at the foothills of the Chamundi hills are having sleepless nights for over a week now, thanks to a leopard.  People saw a leopard sitting on a huge rock on Saturday afternoon from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Though people tried to scare away the leopard, it continued to rest at the same place till around 6 pm.

According to sources, on Friday night, the leopard tried to attack a dog and also tried to get near cattle grazing at the Chamundi foothills. It is suspected the same leopard killed a calf on Saturday night. Dead body of a pig was also found near the calf.

calf dead pig dead

Residents have urged the forest department to trap the leopard as early as possible.

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