Leopard cub killed

on NH-48

A leopard cub was killed when it was hit by a vehicle on NH 48, near Udayapura, in Channarayapatna taluk on Wednesday. Local people noticed the carcass around 6.30 a.m. and informed the Forest Department.

R.N. Lakshman, Deputy Conservator of Forests, said the male cub was around one-and-a-half-years old and it came under the wheels of a vehicle while crossing the highway. He said effects were on to trace the vehicle.