Monday, September 14, 2009

Leopard seen in urban Pakyong

PAKYONG, September 13: A leopard today morning prowled urban Pakyong in search of food finally pouncing upon a dog below the airport construction site.
A local resident, Kinzong Bhutia informed that the dog was killed and taken away by the leopard this morning and footprints of the big cat have been sighted at the spot where the dog was killed.
Nearby residents also corroborated Mr. Bhutia’s information.
It is suspected that the leopard had strayed into the urban area in search of food.