Within the wake of rising circumstances of leopard assaults on people, trapping cameras have been put in within the forests of Tanahun’s Bhanu Municipality to review actions of the large cat species.
Some 76 trapping cameras have been put in in 22 group forests spreading round 4,200 hectares of space from Bhanu Municipality’s Wards No 1 to 9.
“Cameras have been put in at totally different factors within the forests in all wards of Bhanu Municipality. As soon as the examine is completed, the cameras shall be returned,” mentioned Division Forest Workplace Kaski Chief Kedar Baral.
In response to Baral, the cameras will assist examine the actions of leopards discovered within the forests and thereby management the assaults occurring on people.
Up to now, 10 kids have misplaced their lives from leopard assaults in Bhanu Municipality.
And, so far six kids have been injured from leopard assaults within the district. “The examine will assist us be taught why leopards are coming into human settlements; whether or not it’s due to lack of animals they feed on or another purpose,” mentioned Assistant Forest Officer Kashiraj Pandit on the Division Forest Workplace of Tanahun.
As per an estimate, there are over 20 leopards within the forests of Bhanu Municipality.
A model of this text seems in print on November 21, 2020 of The Himalayan Instances.