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Leopard killed in Udalguri district in Assam

The killing of a leopard near India-Bhutan international border has been condemned by nature loving people of Udalguri district. The innocent leopard was killed after trapping it along Indo-Bhutan border village near Bhairabkunda in Udalguri district in the night of November 29 by the villagers. The leopard was about 3 years old, weight about 65 KG and 4 feet in length.The body was brought to Udalguri Dhansiri Forest office and was sent to Tangla for post-mortem.The dead body was later cremated with full forest rule in presence of nature loving people and forest officials.Ananta Bagh,CEO of Green Valley Forest and Wildlife Protection Society has condemned the killing and urged the administration to take step for the protection of wild animals in the district.

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