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A trapped leopard was rescued near the Samanala Forest Reserve in a private land owned by the Gartmore Estate in Maskeliya. The animal was tranquilized nearly nine hours later by a veterinarian of the Wildlife Department this afternoon, and taken to the Minipe Veterinary Hospital for further treatment. Pix by Gamini Bandara Ilangathilaka

 

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  • dickie bird Saturday, 18 April 2020 10:58 PM

    Excellent job. Well done.

    Doo Ryan Sunday, 19 April 2020 09:06 AM

    Your comment about a politician is nothing but blatant racism. DM even blocks replies to yours, but does not at least delete yours thus only promoting your vulgarity. Why I am having to reach you this way. Truth hurts, but it is a bitter yet better medicine that not only cures, it also heals..

    Dolly Saturday, 18 April 2020 11:02 PM

    Well done, team. Kudos to all who were involved in saving the life of this majestic Sri Lankan treasure. Dolly

    Lakshmi Jeganathan Sunday, 19 April 2020 08:47 AM

    Excellent job done. Hats off to the eild life officials ans the Police

    Don Sunday, 19 April 2020 08:58 AM

    Did they drop it?

    K. Ranaweera. Sunday, 19 April 2020 09:28 AM

    Excellent job. You all deserve praise of all citizens.

    M.C. Jayawardena Sunday, 19 April 2020 10:16 AM

    This shows how humane we Sri Lankans are. Timely saving, if not the leopard could have died several hours later if the animal itself tried escape methods. "Budu Saranai" to the Vet and all those who helped.

    silva Sunday, 19 April 2020 11:14 AM

    A job well done. Thank you!

    sunil Sunday, 19 April 2020 11:54 AM

    Well done. God bless every person involved.

    A Sunday, 19 April 2020 12:11 PM

    Super

    DEA Sunday, 19 April 2020 12:13 PM

    Well, sad to say the latest news is that the Leopard has passed away.

    Duminda Kumarasiri Sunday, 19 April 2020 12:33 PM

    Leopard creates a nightmare for villagers and small animals. it needs flesh of at least 365 animals for one year. killing one leopard will rescue hundred other animals from him

    Wildlife Sunday, 19 April 2020 01:00 PM

    Operation successful. . Patient dead. ...

    Saman Sunday, 19 April 2020 01:51 PM

    Beautiful, for proving the humanity and love towards nature. Keep up the good work!


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