Sep 22, 2020

Female leopard shot dead in Maskeliya

6A dead female leopard was found in the Brownlow tea estate in Maskeliya.

The leopard had been fatally shot in the head.

A group of workers have informed the Nallathanniya Wildlife office that a body of a dead leopard was found.

Nallathanniya Wildlife Officer Prabash Karunatillake has said that the well built female leopard was around 06 years old and three gunshots had been fired to her head.

Investigations are underway to arrest the killer.