Horror in Bangladesh: people celebrate the killing of a leopard cat

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Horror in Bangladesh: people celebrate the killing of a leopard cat

Horror in Bangladesh, precisely in the city of Habiganj: people celebrated the killing of a leopard cat, through a procession. A reporter from The Daily Star reported the incident: it seems that about a hundred people were involved and the competent authorities are working hard to identify all those responsible and participants in the procession.

A forest official said: "The villagers then organized a procession during which they carried the cat's body around and then moved around Kachua and into the neighboring village, before leaving it near a cemetery.

My office is located. located about 20 km from the area. When I went there after being contacted, the cat was already dead." The leopard cat is the small felid with the largest geographic distribution. It lives in the forest areas of Indonesia, the Philippines, Borneo, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, China and Taiwan.

It is also widespread in Korea, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. The range of habitats it occupies is very varied and includes tropical forests, scrublands, pine forests, secondary forests, semi-deserts and agricultural regions, especially near water sources; sometimes it goes up to altitudes of 3000 m.

On average, the leopard cat is the size of a domestic cat, but there are many and considerable regional differences: in Indonesia the average body length is 45 cm and that of the tail 20 cm, while it is respectively 60 and 40 cm in southern regions of the Amur.

In Hong Kong, the leopard cat is a species protected by the Wild Animal Protection Ordinance No. 170. The global population exceeds 50,000, but, despite the decline, the species is not yet threatened. It is classified in Appendix II of CITES (which includes those species that are not currently threatened with extinction and which are allowed to be traded under strict control) and among the least threatened species by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

The leopard cat is an excellent climber. Although very rarely, sometimes it goes into the water and swims. It has nocturnal habits and spends the day in shelters which may consist of hollow trunks, hollows under the roots of trees or caves.

In regions where humans are not present, however, he spends the day outdoors. He is a solitary creature, except in the mating season. The latter, in the southern areas of the range, does not have a fixed period, while in the northern ones, with a more rigid climate, it is located around March or April, when the season is mild enough to allow the chicks to survive.