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Leopard found dead in Angul forest

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.

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