Goats, sheep believed killed by tiger

Goats, sheep believed killed by tiger

Police at the resort in Wang Nam Khieo district, Nakhon Ratchasima, on Tuesday, after about 20 goats and sheep were mauled and killed there overnight. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)
Police at the resort in Wang Nam Khieo district, Nakhon Ratchasima, on Tuesday, after about 20 goats and sheep were mauled and killed there overnight. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: About 20 sheep and goats have been mauled and killed by a large animal, possibly a tiger, at a forest resort in Wang Nam Khieo district.

The owner of the View@Wang Nam Khieo resort, who asked not be be named, filed a complaint with Wang Nam Khieo police on Tuesday morning.

Fourteen of the animals were bitten and killed in a pen, and others mauled. Six other dead animals were left in front of the pen. Most had deep bites in their necks, heads and bodies.

The tracks of a large animal were found in the area.

The resort owner believed the sheep and goats had been attacked by a large predator, probably a tiger.

The police took the carcasses away for examination to confirm what killed them.

They called Khao Yai National Park officials in to help with the investigation.



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