May 26, 2020

Black leopard caught in trap, freed Featured

A rare black leopard, was found trapped in a hunter’s snare in the Sri Pada reserve in the Lakshapana Estate in Nallathanniya.

The Nallathanniya Wildlife Office however stated the leopard was freed from the snare, following the intervention of a Wildlife Anaesthesiologist.
Wildlife officials state that the creature was around 08 years old.

Black leopards are rare and endangered in Sri Lanka.

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