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Leopard trapped in college campus; to be released tomorrow

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Mysuru: A three-year-old male leopard has been trapped in the fields of Central Sericulture Research and Training Institute, Srirampura, for over a week now.


On Friday, July 31, the Central Sericulture Research and Training Institute, authorities informed the forest officials about the presence of the feline in the campus since 15 days.

The leopard walked into the cage that was put up at the field five days ago by forest department. No harm was done to the animal or the people in the process.

The authorities at the centre had informed about the presence of the leopard 15 days ago. Many people had noticed the sightings on the campus.

Neither did the leopard injure any persons, nor was he injured while being caught. The forest department rescued the leopard and transported it to a safe place.

The forest department officials along with DCF Karikaalan visited the spot and the animal is being released at Bandipura Tiger Reserve. The Forest officials had placed around four cages in the premises to trap the animals as it was being sighted at Srirampura road, Mahadevapura and Nanjangudu ring road often.




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