Angul: Forest department today spotted a body of a leopard at Kanaloi reserve forest under Chhendipada forest division in Angul district. The leopard’s age is about 4 to 5 years old.
The forest officials seized the body and started inquiry to find out the reason.
The exact reason has not been known. It can only be ascertained after post-mortem, DFO V Karttik said.
Notably, a leopard was found dead in a forest near Pallahara in the same district.
Two days ago, a leopard body was found near Badamal ordanance factory in Bolangir. The animal was suspected to have been trapped in a trap laid for bore poaching, forest department said.