Remains of a fishing cat discovered in Kotagala tea estate

RP | Published: 11:29 AM Feb 24 2021
Local Remains of a fishing cat discovered in Kotagala tea estate

The remains of a three-foot-long fishing cat was discovered in the Mayfield tea estate in Kotagala, Hatton by plantation workers today (24) according to the Dimbula Police.

Police suspect that the dead fishing cat may have been run over by a vehicle traveling on the Hatton main road in Nuwara Eliya, and subsequently run into the tea estate and died a few days ago. 

The Dimbula Police further stated that the Nallathanniya Wildlife Office has been informed of the incident.

RP | Published: 11:29 AM Feb 24 2021

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