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Handwara: At least ten sheep were mauled to death by a black bear on intervening Tuesday night in Audoora village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Reports said that the beast forced its entry into a cowshed belonging to Ghulam Mohammed Ahanger at Audoora overnight and before people could chase it, the beast mauled at least ten sheep. Pertinent to mention that this is the fourth incident of its type as the area has…

Kulgam: Two persons were injured in a leopard attack in Damhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday afternoon. An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that a leopard attacked and injured two persons identified as Ghulam Mohammad Dar (55) and Javid Ahmad Dar (35) of Damhal Hanjipora village. “The duo was on way to their home from a forest area Balnard when the leopard attacked them separately,” he said. Meanwhile,…

Anantnag: Without a spiritually-oriented approach to nature conservation and habitat preservation, the human species will continue to put both agricultural land as well as forest land under pressure. Due to human interference, wild animals are forced to leave their homes and roam in residential areas resulting in man-animal conflict. A man from Pahalgam who is working with Wildlife SOS, an international NGO which campaigns against animal abuse, has been taking care of wild animals at…

Team deputed to investigate matter, says Wildlife Warden Shopian Shopian: A leopard was killed by locals after it mauled nine sheep to death in south Kashmir’s Shopian on Tuesday late night. Locals told said that a leopard killed nine sheep belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Mir of Oudur village in Trenz belt of Shopian district. However, the wild animal was later attacked and killed at cowshed, locals said. Wildlife Warden Division Shopian Suhail Intesar while confirming…

Tangmarg: An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Marispora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday morning triggering panic in the entire vicinity. Locals told a news agency Kashmir Dot Com that a leopard was spotted in a cowshed of Abdul Aziz Lone at Marispora and later injured an elderly man identified as Mohammad Ramzan Ganie of the same village. They said the injured person was soon evacuated to a…