Residents of Rwimi town council in Bunyangaby district are living with much fear after the suspected leopard that escaped from Kibale national park invaded their area.
According to the residents, it has been killing their animals including goats, pigs, and hens for almost three months.
While speaking to our reporter, residents said the suspected leopard has been in the area for close to three months, they added that this leopard has been hiding in the maize plantation.
Today morning locals together with their leaders joined hands to hunt this suspected leopard but they failed to locate it which forces them to call on intervention of poachers to bring dogs.
Speaking to the people who survived to be killed by this leopard said that it was not the help of the community they wouldn’t be alive, adding that it always hides in maize plantations.
Salt TV speaking to the mayor Rwimi town council, Rt. Lt. Abery Ngomayondi confirmed the incident; saying it has been in the area for close to three months and it has so far killed forty six goats and five pigs.
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