Thu, 01 Dec 2022 Today's Paper

Carcass of black leopard preserved in Colombo Museum

25 August 2020 12:11 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

 

By Sheain Fernandopulle   

The carcass of the black leopard that died after being trapped in a snare at Laxapana Walamale estate last May, has been stuffed and displayed at the Colombo National Museum for the public to view.   

Wildlife Conservation Department Director General M.G.C. Sooriyabandara said the decision to send the carcass to the Museum had been taken upon a request made by the Ministry of Buddha Sasana & Religious Affairs, to the Wildlife Ministry.   


 “The decision was finalised once the court proceedings into the death of the leopard were over,” the Director General said.   


The black leopard was trapped in a snare at Walamale in the Laxapana Estate, Nallathanniya and was rescued by the Wildlife officials in last May 29.   


However, the leopard succumbed to its injuries while undergoing treatments  Wildlife & Forest Conservation Minister C. B. Rathnayake last Friday visited the museum to observe the display of the carcass. 

 

  • The decision was finalised once the court proceedings into the death of the leopard were over

 

 


Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

  Comments - 0

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

POLICE ON TRIAL: Exercising Authority without Accountability

Although armed with the power of the State and empowered to use force against

Downfall and death of LTTE’s Mahathaya

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ceased to exist as a functioning

Rishi Sunak; why SL did not have a Tamil or Muslim as President?

Britain now has a British Asian, Hindu Prime Minister, though Rishi Sunak is

How and why MGR launched ADMK 50 years ago

17 October 1972 was a Tuesday. Fifty years ago on that auspicious day, a new