Wild bear carcass found in Keonjhar
Keonjhar: Forest officials have seized carcass of three wild bears from Toranipokhari village in Odisha's Keonjhar district, officials said today.
Forest officials suspect the three bears, a mother aged about 20 years and her two offsprings (a male and a female) of about 3 to 4 years, were poisoned to death by locals and the bodies were found last evening.
"The wild bears appear to have been killed through poisoning. Post-mortem was conducted and a probe is in progress. Action will be taken against the culprits," a senior forest official said.
Bear attack incidents have been taking place in the area frequently.Four bear attack cases had been reported in the locality during the last few months, locals said.