Mysterious animal kills five more sheep in Niali area


Highlights

  • The mysterious animal has already killed over 100 sheep in the area
  • An expert team of Wildlife Institute of India suspects wolves, foxes, and hyenas to be predators

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Cuttack: The mysterious animal continued its hunt as deaths of five more sheep was reported from Niali in Cuttack district on Sunday.

The mysterious animal killed five more sheep and injured one in Kanpur village under Pokhari panchayat late Saturday night, said sources.

The mysterious animal has already killed over hundred sheep in the area triggering panic among the locals.

The numerous efforts of forest department to locate and capture the animal has failed as it roaming free and enjoying its hunt in the night.

Recently, an expert team of Wildlife Institute of India (WII) visited Niali and other parts in the State where similar incidents of sheep deaths were reported. The experts’ team examined things like the killing pattern and pug marks of the ‘mysterious animal’ from ground zero.

Later, the team mentioned wolves, foxes, and hyenas to be the predators responsible for the mass killing of sheep.