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Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested
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Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested

Mysuru: The Forest Department has arrested one among the six persons accused of allegedly poisoning a tiger and leopard at Parvathi Betta in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on May 28. The Forest Department personnel had found the carcasses of the two wild cats which had died in a suspicious manner and had registered a case. The…

Tiger-Leopard menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest
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Tiger-Leopard menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest

Gundlupet: Villagers of Hundipura, Triyambhakapura, Kaggala and surrounding villages bordering Bandipur Tiger Reserve are living in a sense of fear and have also lost a few of their livestock to tigers and leopards. A tiger has killed a cow belonging to Kariaiah of Hundipura village which was tied in the cow shed. Though the Forest…

Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna
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Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna

Mysuru: A leopard was trapped in Kodiyala village of Srirangapatna taluk in Mandya district   this morning. The feline, a 4-year-old male, was repeatedly spotted in the outskirts of Kodiyala village, following which the Forest officials placed a cage at a farmland in the village neighbourhood. The leopard is said to have walked into the trap…

Leopard enters house, trapped after four-hour operation
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Leopard enters house, trapped after four-hour operation

Feline bites villager, injures another at Kyathanahalli in H.D. Kote Taluk Mysuru: Kyathanahalli village near Gaddige in H.D. Kote Taluk woke up to leopard attacks this morning where two villagers were attacked by the feline. While one villager was bit on his arm, the other villager sustained scratch marks on his right thigh. The village…

Spotted cat camera-spotted…
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Spotted cat camera-spotted…

This leopard was sighted by wildlife enthusiasts on Dommanakatte safari at Antharasanthe Zone in Nagarahole Forest Range, H.D. Kote of Mysuru district yesterday. The leopard, perching on a tree close to Kabini backwaters, posed in different postures as the lensmen captured the moment. [Pics by ‘Star of Mysore’ Photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Leopard caught in snare, dies
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Leopard caught in snare, dies

Suntikoppa: A seven to eight-year-old male leopard, which had entered a farm in search of food, died after getting caught in a snare at Krishna Farm in Mathikaadu. The carcass of the leopard was found by a labourer who was plucking fruits and he immediately informed the farm owner who visited the spot and informed…

Leopard with cubs spotted
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Leopard with cubs spotted

Mysuru:  A leopard with two cubs was spotted under a big tree in Preethi Layout near Srirampura early this morning at 5.30. A milkman who was on his rounds distributing milk sachets spotted the leopard and informed another bike-borne person on the road who also saw them. Later, speaking to Star of Mysore, milk vendor…

Leopard trapped in snare rescued
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Leopard trapped in snare rescued

Mysuru:  A 7-year-old leopard, which was trapped in a snare at N.Begur in H.D. Kote taluk, was rescued by the Forest Department personnel this morning. Villagers, who were passing by Basavanapura Road, heard some sound coming from  the roadside and on looking towards the sound, they found a leopard caught in a snare and writhing…

Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!
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Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!

When rain falls on a leopard, it wets him but does not wash off his spots. This Ghanaian proverb is a more elaborate version of the well-known saying “a leopard can’t change its spots.” In the same way that no matter how long a leopard stands in the rain, its spots will never wash away,…

Leopard trapped in Hunsur
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Leopard trapped in Hunsur

Hunsur: A leopard, which had created panic at Hallikoppal village, Gavadagere hobli in Hunsur taluk, was trapped by the Forest Department personnel in a cage this morning. The leopard had killed a cow in the village yesterday and had fled from the spot. Soon, the Forest Department personnel, who arrived at the spot, placed a…

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