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Sheep deaths: Alert Naraj residents gird up their loins

Cuttack: With sticks, sharp weapons and torch lights in their hands, residents of Gopalsahi in Naraj area of Cuttack are spending sleepless nights in panic unleashed by the recent sheep deaths. “We have been guarding the sheep for last 2 days as we are scared of our livestock’s safety,” a sheep rearer of Gopalsahi, Santosh […]

Mysterious animal on prowl again; 22 sheep killed

Kendrapara: Panic has now gripped the people of Mangalpur Bhuiansahi in the district after 22 sheep were killed by some unknown animal in the past two days. The incident of sheep killing has created panic in the area. According to reports, six sheep were killed today while 16 others were found dead yesterday. Local residents […]

‘Mysterious’ animal kills 2 sheep in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: The mystery behind the killing of sheep deepened with two more sheep deaths reported from Kasia village under Jhumpura block of Keonjhar district today. According to reports, the unidentified animal reportedly killed two sheep and injured three others.  The sheep belonged to a villager identified as Sidhu Munda. Following the incident, Revenue Inspector of […]

Sheep deaths continue in Odisha, 12 more killed in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues with the death of 12 more sheep being reported from Raipatna village under Alipingal panchayat in the district on Wednesday. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of villager Pratap Das this morning along with three more sheep being critically injured in […]

Niali sheep deaths: 5 more killed in similar manner

Niali: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha is yet to die down with deaths of five more sheep being reported from Niali in Cuttack district on Sunday. As per reports, the ‘mysterious animal’ killed five more sheep and injured one in Kanpur village under Pokhari panchayat late Saturday night. The killing of […]

Wolves, foxes behind sheep deaths in Odisha: WII

Bhubaneswar: Wolves, foxes and hyenas are the predators responsible for the mass killing of sheep in Niali and other places in Odisha, revealed the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) after conducting a detailed study in the affected areas. Last week, the expert team of WII visited Niali and other parts in the State where similar […]

After Niali, unusual goat deaths reported from Nuapada

Nuapada: At a time when the state is witnessing alarming cases of sheep deaths at Niali in Cuttack district, despite efforts by forest officials to track the ‘mysterious animal’ killing the sheep, another such incident has sent shockwaves in Nuapada. Sources said at least six goats have died due to unknown reason while more than […]