Thank you so much for your kind words. I dispatched him on this February , upon authorization from the Maulvi Bazaar Forest Department . He was a man eater ( Well ... Technically a woman eater , because all of his adult victims were female ) , and I had the good fortune to fell him with a 1 ounce spherical lead ball fired from my “ Old Belgian “ ... Right between both the eyes .
Hello Major, that is surely a keepsake for a memory, congratulations on a successful, and safe hunt.
You have probably been asked this same question over and over again, "Was this Leopard a man eater due to an injury"? If not, do you think it is lack of prey, or due to a large leopard population forcing them to compete, or the usual human encroachment on predator situation?
Why thank you so much for your kind words . We found an air rifle pellet of .177 calibre inside his left eye . Some delinquent teen ager must have taken a shot at him , with an air rifle . In doing so ... He/She ended up unleashing a man eater upon the locals . In Bangladesh , we do not typically have any problems of human encroachment in to predator territories . It is much rather the opposite . There is an extremely large population of panthers in the North Eastern and South Eastern hills of Bangladesh . That is why ( Due to competition among panthers ) .... Several of these brutes often turn man eater and venture in to human territory.