Jun 24, 2020

Ensnared leopard cub freed Featured

The leopard cub found trapped in a snare in Pussellawa yesterday (23) has been freed into the wild.

DG of the Wildlife department - Chandana Sooriyabandara said that after reporting to the Nawalapitiya Magistrate Court, the cub was released on a court order.

The decision was taken as the cub was in good health, he added.

He further said that the area in which the cub was released would be constantly inspected.

The leopard cub was caught in a snare with its mother yesterday.However, the female leopard cub had died after being ensnared.