TANAHUN, Jan 6: No sooner than the sun sets, Fulmaya Nepali of Ratamata village in Tanahun shuts the doors and windows of her house. It is not the fear of thieves, but that of the leopards that roam her village as soon as it gets dark.
TANAHUN, Dec 18: After failing to catch the man-eater leopard despite intense search for three weeks, the District Forest Office (DFO) of Tanahun has installed foot-hold traps in probable areas of community forest in Bhanu Municipality where they suspect the leopard might be caught.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal cricket teen sensation Sandeep Lamichhane started his Afghanistan Premier League (APL) campaign picking up two wickets in a losing cause when his team Nangarhar Leopards lost to Paktia Panthers by seven wickets on Sunday.
DOLPA, May 3: A fresh census of snow leopard has begun in Dolpa. According to Shey-Phoksundo National Park of Dolpa, the census is taking place with financial support from the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).
POKHARA, June 28: Mahesh Serchan recently lost his 15 yaks in a single day leopard. The wild beast had hunted his cattle even earlier. But this was the first time he lost so many cattle in a go. It has left the local of Kowang village of Thasang Village Municipality completely devastated. “How would I recover now? They were my most valuable assets,” he lamented. “Snow leopard has victimized us repeatedly,” he added.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: A leopard was spotted in Paga, a residential area of Kirtipur, early on Wednesday morning. The wild cat, obviously terrified, had barged into a house of one of the locals to hide from humans.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal has been losing a number of snow leopards mostly to poaching and retaliatory killings, according to a recently published report of TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network.
RAMPUR, Aug 6: As many as 12 leopards have died in Palpa in the past twelve months. Ten adult and two baby leopards which had frisked into different human settlements of the district were found dead, said the District Forest Office, Palpa.