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Leopard-zone at Kumana National Park closed off to tourists

19 April 2019 - 211   - 0

The area at the Kumana National Park demarcated for leopard sightings has been closed off for tourists.

This decision was made following the death of a construction worker who was attacked by a leopard in the park yesterday (Apr 18), Wildlife Conservation Department Director General M.G.C Sooriyabandara said.

A wildlife officer who was also attacked by a leopard within park yesterday is currently receiving treatment at the Ampara Base Hospital.


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