Wells turning death traps for wild animals, activists demand action
The New Indian Express Chennai|November 22, 2021
Owners fail to cover wells or tanks despite several warnings from the forest department
S SENTHIL KUMAR

WELLS and tanks left uncovered by some private individuals and panchayats in the Nilgiris district are proving to be death traps for wild animals like leopard, sloth bear, and gaur. Despite several warnings issued by the forest department, the owners have failed to cover wells or tanks.

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