Leopard Found Dead In Doluwa, Gampola


Wild life department found another leopard caught up to a snare in a private estate in Doluwa, Ambagasthenna in Central province.

Leopard was found dead due to the injuries had as a result of snaring today. This was the 8th case reported due to snares during past 8 months in private estates of Central and Southern Province. The wild life department have requested estate management to take action against people who set up snares in their own estates. Director General of Wild life stated that a whatsapp group being created with the private estate management to report such incidents to save leopard population from snares.