Beltangady; The incident came to light this morning when a leopard entered the cattle shed near the house in Nerthana of Dharmasthala village and killed and ate a tied cow.
A leopard that entered the barn at night killed and ate a cow in a barn near the house of Thresyamma PK, a resident here.
The menace of leopards and elephants has increased in Nerthana for the past few days. Farmers have to live in fear.
Thresyamma’s house is near the forest. She was an Asha worker, a small farmer and dairy farming was her livelihood.
A forest fire broke out in this environment a few days ago, after which the number of wild animals has increased. People here are giving information.A few days ago, a leopard appeared in Dumbettu area of Mundaje and ate dogs. It is also suspected that the leopard may have come here from that environment. Due to the attack of wild animals, the local people are afraid to come out of their houses at night and in the morning.