Malaysia: Sheep-killer leopard caught

The Star 31 Mar 17;

A CLOUDED leopard (pic)that killed 10 sheep owned by villagers in Kampung Gamin Hilir, Negri Sem­bilan, was caught on Wed­nesday.

Kosmo! reported that the animal, an endangered spe­cies, was lured into a trap by Perhilitan (Department of Wildlife and National Parks) personnel using a live goat.

Negri Sembilan Perhi­litan director Wan Mat Wan Harun confirmed the catch but declined to reveal the age and weight of the leopard, and how it would be dealt with.

Villager Fauzi Ishak, 44, claimed he lost over RM3,000 when the leopard killed five of his sheep on Saturday.

Another villager, Aris Adam, 77, said he lost five sheep costing RM5,000 on March 15.

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